Introduction to Medford, New Jersey
Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 11 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 18 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 22,253 people lived in Medford.
In 1670, Samual Coles purchased the 900 acres of land which now make up Medford. It was earlier known as Upper Evesham and was a part of the Evesham Township. On March 1, 1847 it was incorporated as Medford Township. It was named after Medford, Massachusetts.
Medford and nearby Attractions
- Medford Skatepark
- Rancocas State Park
- Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
- Neshaminy State Park
- Garden State Discovery Museum
- Barclay Farmstead Museum
Things To Do In Medford
While staying in Medford one can visit the wildlife refuge, which offers numerous scenic landscapes. You can also enjoy camping near the Medford Lakes. The township of Medford also includes many restaurants and shopping centers where you can spend your leisure hours.
The nearest international airport is Philadelphia International.
Medford Higher Education
Facilities for higher studies are provided by the Burlington County College, Camden County College, Holy Family College and other colleges.