Introduction to Mount Holly, New Jersey

Mount Holly, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 9 miles SE of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 20 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . It is part of the surrounding Philadelphia metro area.

Mount Holly History

The area that is known as Mount Holly started developing after a dam was built on the Rancocas. This allowed mills to be built in the area. The mills were followed by houses and commercial buildings. The area was established as Northampton in 1688. The present name Mount Holly was adapted in November 1931.

Mount Holly and nearby Attractions

  • Burlington County Historic Prison
  • Shinn Curtis Log Cabin
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
  • Old Courthouse Complex
  • Thomas Budd House
  • Rancocas State Park

Things To Do In Mount Holly

The people of Mount Holly have preserved their history very well. As a result of this, there are many sites around the area which have been mentioned in the National Register of Historic Places. These sites are very popular with people who would like to learn about the past of the area. The Rancocas State Park is a well maintained park which is spread over a large area and provides facilities for a varied range of activities.

Mount Holly Transportation

Regular flights are available from the Philadelphia International Airport.

Mount Holly Higher Education

There are several colleges around Mount Holly; some of them are Burlington County College, Camden County College and Holy Family College.

Mount Holly Almanac

County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8060
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.99
Approximate Longitude-74.78

Mount Holly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance5.8 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
Distance9.6 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
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Mount Holly Public Libraries

Mount Holly Library And Lyceum
Mount Holly, New Jersey
(609) 267-7111

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Mount Holly Hospitals

Virtua Memorial Hospital Of Burlington County
175 Madison Avenue
(609) 267-0754

Mount Holly Public Schools

F. W. Holbein Middle School
333 Levis Drive
ZIP: 8060
(609) 267-7200
Total Enrollment 274
Gertrude C. Folwell Elementary School
455 Jacksonville Rd
ZIP: 8060
(609) 267-0071
Total Enrollment 352
John Brainerd Elementary School
100 Wollner Dr
ZIP: 8060
(609) 267-3600
Total Enrollment 361
Rancocas Valley Regional High School
520 Jacksonville Road
ZIP: 8060
(609) 267-0830
Total Enrollment 2077

Mount Holly Private Schools

Githens Center-burlington Co Cerebral Palsy Assn
40 Cedar St
ZIP: 8060
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 16
Islamic Academy Of Burlington County
2648 Route 206 N
ZIP: 8060
Total Enrollment 30
Mary A Dobbins School
243 Pine St
ZIP: 8060
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 67
Sacred Heart Elementary School
250 High St
ZIP: 8060
Total Enrollment 200
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