Introduction to Woodbury, New Jersey
Woodbury, New Jersey, in Gloucester county, is 3 miles SW of Gloucester, New Jersey and 7 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Woodbury was founded by a Quaker named Henry Wood and was named after him. On March 27, 1854, it was incorporated as a borough within the Township of Deptford. Woodbury was reincorporated on January 2, 1871, as a city.
Woodbury and nearby Attractions
- American Swedish Historical Museum
- Indian King Tavern Museum
- Rancocas State Park
- Independence National Historical Park
- Fort Mifflin
- Please Touch Museum
Things To Do In Woodbury
While staying at Woodbury, you can visit a number of historical sites such as the Friends Meeting House, the Headquarters of Gloucester County Historical Society, the Friendship Fire Company Museum and many others. The Adventure Aquarium and the Liberty Bell are also nearby.
International flight is available from Philadelphia International Airport.
Woodbury Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by Gloucester County College, the Art Institute Of Philadelphia, Camden County College, MCP Hahnemann University and several other colleges and universities.