Introduction to Mount Holly, New Jersey
Mount Holly, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 9 miles SE of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 20 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . Part of the surrounding Philadelphia metro area, Mount Holly is home to some 10,728 residents.
Mount Holly History
The area that is known as Mount Holly started developing after a dam was built on the Rancocas. This allowed mills to be built in the area. The mills were followed by houses and commercial buildings. The area was established as Northampton in 1688. The present name Mount Holly was adapted in November 1931.
Mount Holly and nearby Attractions
- Burlington County Historic Prison
- Shinn Curtis Log Cabin
- St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
- Old Courthouse Complex
- Thomas Budd House
- Rancocas State Park
Things To Do In Mount Holly
The people of Mount Holly have preserved their history very well. As a result of this, there are many sites around the area which have been mentioned in the National Register of Historic Places. These sites are very popular with people who would like to learn about the past of the area. The Rancocas State Park is a well maintained park which is spread over a large area and provides facilities for a varied range of activities.
Mount Holly Transportation
Regular flights are available from the Philadelphia International Airport.
Mount Holly Higher Education
There are several colleges around Mount Holly; some of them are Burlington County College, Camden County College and Holy Family College.