Introduction to Vineland, New Jersey

Vineland, New Jersey, in Cumberland county, is 33 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vineland is situated on the Maurice River. The Atlantic Ocean is 38 miles away. Welch's Grape Juice was founded in Vineland. The city is home to the biggest farmer's cooperative situated on the East Coast. It has a large Hispanic population. Parts of Vineland have been designated as Urban Enterprise Zones.

Vineland History

In 1861 Charles Landis purchased a vast acreage in the area in order to establish a utopian city. Houses were constructed in 1862 and train service connected Vinland with New York City and Philadelphia. Landis forbid the sale of alcohol and required the new landowners to build a home on the land within a year of buying the property. He also required the residents to clear the wooded land and be involved in farming every year.

Landis thought the soil was excellent for growing grapes. He began advertising in order to entice Italian grape growers to the town. Thomas Bramwell Welch, the founder of Welch's Grape Juice bought the grapes grown in Vineland. The city was incorporated in 1880. Vinland was formerly a major supplier of poultry for the nation. Arthur Goldhaft founded Vineland Poultry Productions and developed the important fowl pox chicken vaccine which guards the world's chicken supply from the disease.

Vineland Attractions

Vineland is home to numerous noteworthy historic sites. Some of the structures are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, including Daniel R. Morrill House, Sacred Heart Church, Myron Kimball House, The site of Dr. Thomas B. Welsh Home and Factory, Coney's Tavern, and the Aubrey Louis Hanford House. Other Vineland and nearby attractions include:

  • Kimball Glass Headquarters features interesting architecture
  • Deptford Mall
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Palace of Depression
  • The Vineland Produce Auction is one of the largest of its kind on the East Coast
  • Wheaton Village is a historic site which provides visitors the opportunity to learn about the history of the notable glass blowing in southern New Jersey and to view the creation of glass art
  • Bay-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
  • The Vineland Ice Arena features hockey tournaments and is home to the Vineland Patriots hockey team

Vineland Activities

Parvin State Park is a vast acreage enjoyed for fishing, hiking, camping and paddling. The nearby Union Lake is utilized by canoeing enthusiasts. Families have fun at the nearby Clementon Amusement Park.

Vineland Higher Education

The city is home to Cumberland County College. Rowan University and Stockton State College are nearby.

Vineland Transportation

Atlantic City International Airport is the major airport closest to the city.

Vineland Almanac

CountyCumberland County
Standard Zip Codes08361, 08360
P.O. Box Zip Codes8362
Phone Area Codes6,09,856
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.46
Approximate Longitude-74.99

Vineland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
Distance17.5 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

Vineland Public Libraries

Vineland Public Library
Vineland, New Jersey
(856) 794-4244

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Vineland Hospitals

Inspira Medical Center Vineland
1505 West Sherman Avenue
(856) 641-8000
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Vineland
1237 W Sherman Avenue
(856) 696-7100

Vineland Public Schools

Almond Road Preschool
860 N Orchard Rd
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6700
Total Enrollment 217
Anthony Rossi Middle School
2572 Palermo Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6961
Total Enrollment 515
Casimer M. Dallago Jr. Impact Center
240 S. Sixth Street
ZIP: 8360
(856) 641-8502
Total Enrollment 236
Cumberland Regional School
928 West Sherman Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 696-6830
Cunningham Alternative School
315 S East Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6937
Total Enrollment 51
Dane Barse Elementary School
240 S Orchard Rd
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6940
Total Enrollment 329
Dr. William Mennies Elementary School
361 East Grant Avenue
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6957
Total Enrollment 595
Gloria M Sabater Elementary School
301 South East Blvd
ZIP: 8360
(856) 641-8502
Total Enrollment 799
John H. Winslow Elementary School
1335 Magnolia Rd
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6973
Total Enrollment 511
Landis Middle School
61 W Landis Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6925
Total Enrollment 469
Marie Durand Elementary School
371 W Forest Grove Rd
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6929
Total Enrollment 546
Max Leuchter
519 N West Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6922
Total Enrollment 247
Solve D'ippolito Elementary School
1578 North Valley Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6934
Total Enrollment 705
Thomas W. Wallace Jr. Middle School
688 North Mill Road
ZIP: 8360
(856) 362-8887
Total Enrollment 511
Veterans Memorial Middle
424 S Main Rd
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6918
Total Enrollment 601
Vineland Public Charter School
23 West Chestnut Avenue
ZIP: 8360
(856) 691-1004
Total Enrollment 300
Vineland Senior High School
2880 E Chestnut Ave
ZIP: 8360
(856) 794-6800
Total Enrollment 2616
Compass Academy Charter School
2384 E. Landis Avenue
ZIP: 8361
(856) 899-5570
Total Enrollment 145
Johnstone Elementary School
165 S Brewster Rd
ZIP: 8361
(856) 794-6967
Total Enrollment 362
Vineland Preparatory Academy
2000 Maple Ave
ZIP: 8361
(856) 696-6624
Pauline J. Petway Elementary School
1115 So Lincoln Ave
ZIP: 8631
(856) 362-8855
Total Enrollment 543

Vineland Private Schools

Bishop Schad Regional School
922 E Landis Ave
ZIP: 8360
Total Enrollment 251
Creative Achievement Academy-west Campus
23 W Chestnut Ave
ZIP: 8360
Total Enrollment 34
Creative Achievement Academy-wood St
120 W Wood St
ZIP: 8360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 26
Cumberland Christian School
1100 W Sherman Ave
ZIP: 8360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 334
Early Learning Center
1015 E Park Ave
ZIP: 8360
Total Enrollment 6
New Life Academy
69 W Landis Ave
ZIP: 8360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 14
Pineland Learning Center
520 N 4th St Bldg 1
ZIP: 8360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 123
Sacred Heart High School
15 N East Ave
ZIP: 8360
Total Enrollment 203
St Marys Regional School
735 Union Rd
ZIP: 8360
Total Enrollment 211
The Ellison School
1017 S Spring Rd
ZIP: 8361
Total Enrollment 103
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