Introduction to Florence, New Jersey
Florence, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 2 miles SE of Levittown, Pennsylvania and 22 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Philadelphia area. There are 10,746 residents in Florence.
In 1849, some New York financers purchased 600 acres of land in the area now known as Florence, and set up the Florence City Company. Florence was incorporated as a town on March 7, 1872. Prior to this, the area was a part of Mansfield Township. Situated along the Delaware River, the town is a popular vacation spot for people from Philadelphia and New York.
Florence and nearby Attractions
- Kuser Farm Mansion
- Pennsbury Manor
- New Jersey State Museum
- William Trent House
- Sesame Place
- Adventure Aquarium
Things To Do In Florence
Visitors to Florence can take a trip to the nearby historical sites like the Abington Art Center, Kuser Farm Mansion, and the Albert Einstein House. Museums near this town include the Academy of Natural Sciences, the New Jersey State Museum, and the Garden State Discovery Museum, among others. The Adventure Aquarium, Camden Children's Garden, and the New Jersey State Aquarium are ideal places for an outing with family and friends.
Air transportation is available from Trenton Mercer Airport.
Florence Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are available at Bucks County Community College, the Holy Family College, Rider University, and Thomas Edison State College.