Introduction to Millville, New Jersey
Millville, New Jersey, in Cumberland county, is 5 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey and 38 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city is considered part of the Vineland - Millville - Bridgeton metropolitan area.
The history of Millville dates back to the early 1700s. Joseph Smith and Henry Drinker bought 24,000 acres of land in 1776. The area was incorporated on February 24, 1801, as a township of Millville. Prior to its incorporation, Millville was a part of the Fairfield Township. Millville was reincorporated on March 1, 1866 as a city.
Millville and nearby Attractions
- Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
- Waltman Park
- Parvin State Park
- Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
- Millville Army Air Field Museum
Things To Do In Millville
The art studios and galleries of the Millville Arts District are popular destinations. There are several retail outlet stores and antique shops at Millville. The Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center features live demonstrations of the old techniques of creating vases, bowls, pitchers and paperweights. A number of water sports are also enjoyed on Union Lake.
Atlantic City International is the nearest major airport.
Millville Higher Education
Facilities for higher studies are provided by the Rowan University.