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Overview

Introduction to Chesterfield, New Jersey

Chesterfield, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 8 miles SE of Trenton, New Jersey and 30 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Chesterfield History

Originally formed in 1688, Chesterfield was reformed by a Royal Charter in 1713. An Act of the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the town on February 21, 1798. Chesterfield encompasses three distinct communities, Crosswicks, Chesterfield and Sykesville. Quakers settled in Crosswicks in 1677.

Chesterfield and nearby Attractions

  • Barclay Farmstead Museum
  • Lebanon State Forest
  • Albert Einstein House
  • Sesame Place
  • Rancocas State Park
  • Adventure Aquarium

Things To Do In Chesterfield

Stone Museum offers a unique display of minerals, fossils and fluorescent rocks. The New Jersey State Museum has many exhibits depicting the history of the state. Popular historic sites nearby include the Albert Einstein House, the Princeton Battlefield, the Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Kuser Farm Mansion.

Chesterfield Transportation

Atlantic City International Airport is nearby.

Chesterfield Higher Education

L+Nearby colleges and universities include Thomas Edison State College, Burlington County College, Princeton University and Holy Family College.

Chesterfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8515
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.15
Approximate Longitude-74.66

Chesterfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPEMBERTON
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationNESHAMINY FALLS
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Chesterfield Public Schools

Chesterfield Township Elementary School
30 Saddle Way
ZIP: 8515
(609) 298-6900
Primary
Total Enrollment 728

Chesterfield Private Schools

Meadow View Junior Academy
241 Bordentown Chesterfield Rd
ZIP: 8515
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 45
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