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Overview

Introduction to Southampton, New Jersey

Southampton, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 20 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 27 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the surrounding Philadelphia metro area.

Southampton History

Southampton was originally known as Brimstone Neck. The earliest settlers in the area were Quakers. The core of Southampton, Vincentown, was found in 1758. It was named after Vincent Leeds, a plantation owner. Initially the growth in the area was propelled by a saw mill and a grist mill. Southampton was originally incorporated as Coaxen Township in 1845, but within three weeks its name was changed to Southampton.

Southampton and nearby Attractions

  • Lebanon State Forest
  • Wharton State Forest
  • Medford Lakes County Club
  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
  • Historic Smithville Park
  • Batsto Historic Village

Things To Do In Southampton

A walking tour of the area gives a highly satisfying insight into the local history. The nearby parks and vast expanses of wilderness are great for hiking and biking.

Southampton Transportation

The nearest major airport is Philadelphia International.

Southampton Higher Education

Some of the colleges around Southampton include Burlington County College, Camden County College and Holy Family College.

Southampton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8088
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.8
Approximate Longitude-74.62

Southampton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationINDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationPEMBERTON
Distance8.1 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
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance17.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Southampton Public Schools

Southampton Township School #1
26 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 8088
(609) 859-2256
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Southampton Township School #2
100 Miss Mabel Drive
ZIP: 8088
(609) 859-2256
Primary
Total Enrollment 235
Southampton Township School #3
100 Warrior Way
ZIP: 8088
(609) 859-2256
Middle
Total Enrollment 252
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