Introduction to Lumberton, New Jersey
Lumberton, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 10 miles SE of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 19 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Philadelphia area. There are 10,461 residents in Lumberton.
Lumberton got its name because of the abundance of pine trees in the area. The area had two lumberyards as well as saw mills. Robert Dimsdale was among the early developers of the area. He bought a tract of land in 1683 on the northern part of Rancocas Creek and went on to develop a community around a sawmill. Lumberton was officially incorporated in 1860.
Lumberton and nearby Attractions
- Village Green
- Bryan Freeman Park
- Nature Trail
- Rancocas State Park
- PAWS Farm Nature Center
- Golden Pheasant Golf Club
Things To Do In Lumberton
Lumberton has several parks and facilities for a wide range of activities. There are tennis courts, baseball diamonds, basketball courts, golf courses and football fields. The recreation department frequently arranges sporting contests and other entertainment and educational programs. The Nature Trail is excellent for hiking.
Philadelphia International Airport provides regular air transport services.
Lumberton Higher Education
Burlington County College and Holy Family College are nearby.