Introduction to Delran, New Jersey
Delran, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 5 miles SW of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 12 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Philadelphia area. There are 15,536 residents in Delran.
Delran was established on land taken from Cinnaminson Township. It was officially incorporated as a New Jersey township in February, 1880. Its name comes from the names of two rivers, Rancocas Creek and the Delaware River.
Delran and nearby Attractions
- Pen Ryn Mansion
- Blessed Katharine Drexel Shrine
- Coopertown Meeting House
- PAWS Farm Nature Center
- Rancocas State Park
- Neshaminy State Park
Things To Do In Delran
Delran has its share of parks and museums where one can spend many hours recreating and educating oneself. Those who like playing golf can try their hand at the game at the Rancocas Golf Club. The river banks are also popular spots for picnics and recreational activities.
Air transportation is available from the Philadelphia International Airport.
Delran Higher Education
The area is within easy reach of many educational institutions like Gratz College, Manor College, Penn State Abington and Rutgers University - Camden.