Introduction to Lumberton, New Jersey

Lumberton, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 10 miles SE of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 19 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Philadelphia area.

Lumberton History

Lumberton got its name because of the abundance of pine trees in the area. The area had two lumberyards as well as saw mills. Robert Dimsdale was among the early developers of the area. He bought a tract of land in 1683 on the northern part of Rancocas Creek and went on to develop a community around a sawmill. Lumberton was officially incorporated in 1860.

Lumberton and nearby Attractions

  • Village Green
  • Bryan Freeman Park
  • Nature Trail
  • Rancocas State Park
  • PAWS Farm Nature Center
  • Golden Pheasant Golf Club

Things To Do In Lumberton

Lumberton has several parks and facilities for a wide range of activities. There are tennis courts, baseball diamonds, basketball courts, golf courses and football fields. The recreation department frequently arranges sporting contests and other entertainment and educational programs. The Nature Trail is excellent for hiking.

Lumberton Transportation

Philadelphia International Airport provides regular air transport services.

Lumberton Higher Education

Burlington County College and Holy Family College are nearby.

Lumberton Almanac

County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8048
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.96
Approximate Longitude-74.8

Lumberton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance6.5 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
Distance8.5 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
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Lumberton Public Schools

Ashbrook Elementary School
33 Municipal Drive
ZIP: 8048
(609) 518-0030
Total Enrollment 297
Bobby's Run Elementary School
32 Dimsdale Drive
ZIP: 8048
(609) 702-5555
Total Enrollment 333
Florence L. Walther School
56 Chestnut Street
ZIP: 8048
(609) 267-1404
Total Enrollment 291
Lumberton Campus
71 Ark Road, Lumberton Campus
ZIP: 8048
(609) 261-5600
Total Enrollment 50
Lumberton Middle School
30 Dimsdale Drive
ZIP: 8048
(609) 265-0123
Total Enrollment 549

Lumberton Private Schools

Brightest Beginnings
1632 Route 38 B
ZIP: 8048
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 9
Peppermint Tree Too Nursery School
725 Eayrestown Rd
ZIP: 8048
Total Enrollment 14
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