Introduction to Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Mount Laurel, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 7 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 14 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is conveniently located inside the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Mount Laurel History

Lenni-Lenape Indians were the original inhabitants of Mount Laurel. Prior to its incorporation, the town was a part of the Evesham Township. The township of Mount Laurel was incorporated on March 7, 1872.

Mount Laurel and nearby Attractions

  • Barclay Farmstead Museum
  • Jacob's Chapel
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Fort Washington State Park
  • Indian King Tavern Museum
  • Rancocas State Park

Things To Do In Mount Laurel

Mount Laurel offers a number of scenic landscapes which are ideal for family picnics. The town also offers wonderful recreational waterways. The parks and playgrounds include several recreational facilities and the restaurants of Mount Laurel serve both regional and international delicacies.

Mount Laurel Transportation

Philadelphia International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Mount Laurel Higher Education

Arcadia University provides facilities foe higher studies.

Mount Laurel Almanac

County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8054
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.94
Approximate Longitude-74.9

Mount Laurel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance4.6 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
Distance11.3 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
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches

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LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Mount Laurel Public Libraries

Mount Laurel Library
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
(856) 234-7319

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Mount Laurel Public Schools

Countryside Elementary School
115 Schoolhouse Lane
ZIP: 8054
(856) 234-2750
Total Enrollment 321
Fleetwood Elementary School
231 Fleetwood Ave
ZIP: 8054
(856) 235-3004
Total Enrollment 394
Hartford Upper Elementary School
397 Hartford Road
ZIP: 8054
(856) 231-5899
Total Enrollment 986
Hillside Elementary School
1370 Hainesport Mt Laurel Rd
ZIP: 8054
(856) 235-1341
Total Enrollment 321
Larchmont Elementary School
301 Larchmont Blvd
ZIP: 8054
(856) 273-3700
Total Enrollment 382
Parkway Elementary School
142 Ramblewood Parkway
ZIP: 8054
(856) 235-3364
Total Enrollment 386
T. E. Harrington Middle School
514 Mount Laurel Road
ZIP: 8054
(856) 234-1610
Total Enrollment 964

Mount Laurel Private Schools

Creme De Le Creme
299 Walton Ave
ZIP: 8054
Total Enrollment 29
Heritage Christian Academy
530 Union Mill Rd
ZIP: 8054
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 55
Just Children - Bishops Gate
2042 Briggs Rd
ZIP: 8054
Total Enrollment 23
Little Darlings Child Care Center Of Mt Laurel
624 Mount Laurel Rd
ZIP: 8054
Total Enrollment 5
The Goddard School
2026 Briggs Rd D
ZIP: 8054
Total Enrollment 40
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