Introduction to Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Mount Laurel, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 7 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 14 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is conveniently located inside the Philadelphia metropolitan area. There are an estimated 40,221 people in Mount Laurel.
Mount Laurel History
Lenni-Lenape Indians were the original inhabitants of Mount Laurel. Prior to its incorporation, the town was a part of the Evesham Township. The township of Mount Laurel was incorporated on March 7, 1872.
Mount Laurel and nearby Attractions
- Barclay Farmstead Museum
- Jacob's Chapel
- Garden State Discovery Museum
- Fort Washington State Park
- Indian King Tavern Museum
- Rancocas State Park
Things To Do In Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel offers a number of scenic landscapes which are ideal for family picnics. The town also offers wonderful recreational waterways. The parks and playgrounds include several recreational facilities and the restaurants of Mount Laurel serve both regional and international delicacies.
Mount Laurel Transportation
Philadelphia International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Mount Laurel Higher Education
Arcadia University provides facilities foe higher studies.