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Gloucester County is a one of the county in the state of New Jersey, U.S. According to the 2010 statistics, the county population is 288,288. It is the county seat of Woodbury. The county is portion of the Delaware Valley region situated south of the city of Philadelphia and northwest of Atlantic.

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  Mantua Information   Monroe Information   Mullica Hill Information
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  Turnersville Information   Washington Information   Wenonah Information
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      Gloucester County Demographics
Gloucester County Population is 289,104
Gloucester County White persons Population is 84.6%
Gloucester County Black persons Population is 10.5%
Gloucester County American Indian and Alaska Native persons Population is 0.2%
Gloucester County Asian persons Population is 2.8%
Gloucester County Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons Population is 0.1%
Gloucester County White persons not Hispanic Population is 80.7%

      Gloucester County History
Swedesboro and Bridgeport were New Jersey's 17th century as part of the New Sweden colony were the first European conclusions. Gloucester from the special arrangement of the courts in Burlington on May 26, 1686, dates. Gloucester was conventionally established and its environs, May 17, 1694 were defined as a part of the West Jersey. County of Gloucester County to create parts of the Atlantic, February 7, 1837 has been set and on March 13, 1844 was the creation of Camden or the Gloucester County Gloucester. Henry Wood was founded in 1683, Woodbury, County of the old town. The British ship sunk during the war, Augusta can be seen in the remains of the colonial era, Gloucester County's predominant economic activities are agriculture. Because of the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean County's many creeks of, smuggling is very common. The third and fourth tenths Old Gloucester County in West Jersey Province from May 26, 1686, was formed and Greenwich Township became the first town.

      Gloucester County Transportation
The Various county, state, U.S. routes and interstates travel across the county. The main roads in the County are County Road 534, County Road 536, County Road 538, County Road 544, County Road 551, County Road 553, County Road 555 and County Road 557.The three U.S. routes that traverse include U.S. Route 130 in the northwest, U.S. Route 322 near the center and U.S. Route 40 in the southern tip. Route 41, Route 42 (part of the North-South Freeway), Route 45, Route 47, Route 55, Route 77, Route 168 and Route 324 (only in Logan) are State Routes. The New Jersey highway also passes through in the northwest. Only one highway interchange is located inward, Gloucester: Exit 2 in Woolwich, Interstate 295 is the only interstate in the county which also runs through the northwest for about 14 miles. Under the Department of Human Services, Transportation Services (DTS), the Division supports non-emergency transportation services of trails to avoid: senior citizens (60 years and older), people with restriction, veterans, and low-income residents of Gloucester County. Advance reservations are required and ongoing subscription service is also available. Gloucester Services (DTS) 1985, which is part of the existence of a limited service, provided to Gloucester County in all areas. Since its inception, DTS motion of the challenges for senior citizens and other residents of the accessibility of developing targeted disabilities. From 1985 until 2010, DTS over 2.5 million rides are provided to worthy residents. Advisory authority is provided by the Gloucester County Local Citizen's Transportation Advisory Committee (LCTAC). The LCTAC consists of at least 51% customers (people with disabilities and/or senior citizens) who are appointed yearly by the Board of Chosen Freeholders. DTS financial plan and operational activities are based upon various federal and state funding sources as well as county funds made available to DTS.

      Gloucester County Universities
Gloucester County College - 9,782 Students
Rowan University - 11816 Students

      Gloucester County Museums
Gloucester County Museum of History

      Gloucester County Parks
Greenwich Lake Park
James G. Atkinson Memorial Park
Red Bank Battlefield Park
Scotland Run Park and Wilson Lake
Alcyon Park
Bell Lake Park
Bethel Mill Park
Betty Park
Bridgeport Speedway
Doctor Chester I Ulmer Park
Glassboro Fish and Wildlife Management Area
Greenwich Lake Park
Greenwich Township Little League Ball Fields
Greenwich Township Park
Hendricksen Park
Hessian Run Park
Hidden Acres Township Park
Louis Silvastro Lake Park
Red Bank Battlefield
Red Bank Battlefield Park
Stewart Park
Union Fields

      Gloucester County Religious
Gloucester County United Methodist Church Population is 8%
Gloucester County Southern Baptist Convention Population is 5%
Gloucester County Catholic Church Population is 71%
Gloucester County Other Population is 16%

      Gloucester County Tax
Gloucester County Tax $442.15
Gloucester County Open Space Tax $36.08
Gloucester County District School Tax $1,290.38
Gloucester County Library Tax $36.08
Gloucester County Municipal Local Purpose Tax $794.53

      Gloucester County Government
Chosen Freeholders and handled by a board of seven members of the Gloucester County. Freeholders are elected by a large number of voters in partisan elections in the County of Gloucester, and two or three seats before the election each year for three-year terms of office on an alternate operation. At the reorganization meeting held each January, the Board of Directors and its members, a Deputy Director. A slightly lower level than the state of New Jersey County of, however, supports the Democratic Party side.

      Gloucester County Geography
According to the 2010 statistics, the county has a total area of 337.18 square miles, of which 322.00 square miles consists of land and 15.17 square miles is of water. The highest height in the county is a slight rise along County Route 654 southeast of Cross Keys that reaches nearly 180 feet above sea level; the lowest point is sea level at the Delaware River, Gloucester County is largely possessed of low-lying rivers and coastal plains. Average monthly precipitation categorized from 2.75 inches (70 mm) in February to 4.35 inches (110 mm) in July and in recent years, average temperatures in the county seat of Woodbury lower ranging from 26, F (-3 C) on 87 July in the biggest F (31 C), low record but - 11 F (-24 C) in February 1934 and 106 more record F (41 C) was recorded in August 1918.

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