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About Burlington County

Facts at a Glance

  • Largest county in New Jersey
  • Size: 827 square miles
  • Extends from the Delaware River to the Great Bay on the Atlantic Ocean
  • Centrally located in the Boston to Washington Corridor
  • County Seat: Mt. Holly
  • Form of Government: Board of Chosen Freeholders, five members elected to three-year terms
  • Political Subdivisions: 3 cities, 31 townships and 6 boroughs
  • Population: 450,743
  • County Transportation
  • Highways:
    • Interstate 295
    • Bridge access to I-95
    • New Jersey Turnpike
    • Pennsylvania Turnpike connector
    • Garden State Parkway
    • U.S. Routes 130, 206, 70 and 73.
  • Nearby International Airports: Philadelphia, Newark and Atlantic City
  • County Labor Force
    • Work Force (18-60): 237,187
    • Median Age: 38 years
    • High School Education or Higher: 90%
    • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31%
    • Median Household Income: $71,857
  • Military Bases: Fort Dix and McGuire AFB

Number of Miles to Major Cities from Burlington County

  • Philadelphia, PA - 24
  • New York City, NY - 81
  • Baltimore, MD - 124
  • Harrisburg, PA - 136
  • Washington, D.C. - 165
  • Boston, MA - 291

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