Introduction to Galloway, New Jersey
Galloway, New Jersey, in Atlantic county, is 28 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey and 50 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Atlantic - Cape May metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 31,209 people lived in Galloway.
Originally Galloway was inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans. The township was created in 1774 by the Royal Patent of King George III of England. Earlier, it was a part of the Old Gloucester County and also included the present day Mullica Township, Port Republic, Hammonton, Atlantic City, northern portion of Absecon, Brigantine and Egg Harbor City. It was incorporated on February 21, 1798.
Galloway and nearby Attractions
- Galloway National Golf Club
- Ocean Life Center
- Brigantine Beach Historical Museum
- New Jersey State Aquarium
Things To Do In Galloway
There are several parks at Galloway, which offer a number of recreational facilities. The town also includes rugby fields, basketball courts, a soccer complex and playgrounds. In addition, there are several restaurants and shopping areas at Galloway.
Atlantic City International Airport is nearby.
Galloway Higher Education
The nearest college is the Richard Stockton College.