Situated on the eastern bank of the Delaware River, Gloucester County is strategically located directly across from the Greater Philadelphia International Airport and is just 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia via the Walt Whitman Bridge.
The county also straddles the I-95 Industrial Corridor, which runs between Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, and Wilmington, Delaware, the state’s largest city.
Facts About the County
2,032 total miles of road in Gloucester County
Date of Incorporation: 1686
Form of Government: Board of County Commissioners (7 members)
Miles of County Highway: 410
Number of Municipalities: 24
Square Miles: 329
Facts About Residents
Median House Value in Gloucester County: $220,400
Median Household Income: $69,990
Municipality with Largest Population Growth since 2000: Woolwich Township plus 236% Total Population of 10,200
Municipality with Largest Population: Washington Township 48,559
Municipality with smallest population: Newfield 1,553 - decrease of 4%