Introduction to Lindenwold, New Jersey
Lindenwold, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 6 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey and 12 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Lindenwold contains a population of approximately 17,414.
Lindenwold was created on April 23, 1929 from portions of the Clementon Township. The name of the town was probably derived from the German word for "linden trees." At the time of its establishment, Lindenwold had a population of 2,523. Now the figures have gone up to over 17,000.
Lindenwold and nearby Attractions
- Trout Run Station
- New Jersey State Aquarium
- Gate of Heaven Cemetery
- Linden Lake
- Independence Seaport Museum
- Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World
Things To Do In Lindenwold
There are a number of historic sites and museums near Lindenwold that one can pay a visit to. Among these are the Barclay Farmstead Museum, the Indian King Tavern Museum and the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site. The Independence Seaport Museum provides an interesting insight into Philadelphia's history as a port city and a ship-building center. A visit to the New Jersey State Aquarium can prove to be a fun outing for both adults and children. The Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World is another place that is a particular favorite with kids.
Philadelphia International is the nearest major airport.
Lindenwold Higher Education
Residents can pursue higher educational opportunities at Camden County College, Rowan University and Rutgers University-Camden.