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Overview

Introduction to Florence, New Jersey

Florence, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 2 miles SE of Levittown, Pennsylvania and 22 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Philadelphia area.

Florence History

In 1849, some New York financers purchased 600 acres of land in the area now known as Florence, and set up the Florence City Company. Florence was incorporated as a town on March 7, 1872. Prior to this, the area was a part of Mansfield Township. Situated along the Delaware River, the town is a popular vacation spot for people from Philadelphia and New York.

Florence and nearby Attractions

  • Kuser Farm Mansion
  • Pennsbury Manor
  • New Jersey State Museum
  • William Trent House
  • Sesame Place
  • Adventure Aquarium

Things To Do In Florence

Visitors to Florence can take a trip to the nearby historical sites like the Abington Art Center, Kuser Farm Mansion, and the Albert Einstein House. Museums near this town include the Academy of Natural Sciences, the New Jersey State Museum, and the Garden State Discovery Museum, among others. The Adventure Aquarium, Camden Children's Garden, and the New Jersey State Aquarium are ideal places for an outing with family and friends.

Florence Transportation

Air transportation is available from Trenton Mercer Airport.

Florence Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are available at Bucks County Community College, the Holy Family College, Rider University, and Thomas Edison State College.

Florence Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8518
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.11
Approximate Longitude-74.8

Florence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNESHAMINY FALLS
Distance7.9 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
StationPEMBERTON
Distance12.4 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
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance13.6 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

Florence Public Schools

Florence Riverfront School
500 Front Street
ZIP: 8518
(609) 499-4647
Middle
Total Enrollment 710
Florence Township Memorial High School
1050 Cedar Lane
ZIP: 8518
(609) 499-4620
High
Total Enrollment 433
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