Introduction to Waterford, New Jersey

Waterford, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 19 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey and 25 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Waterford History

Waterford Township was chartered by the Royal Charter in June of 1695. It was named after Waterford, England. The community developed around the growth of Waterford Glassworks and was incorporated as a township in February of 1798. It became one of the first townships of the newly formed Camden County.

Waterford and nearby Attractions

  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
  • Monroe Historical Society
  • Whitman Stafford Farm House
  • Lebanon State Forest
  • Olde Stone House Village
  • Parvin State Park

Things To Do In Waterford

Local parks include Rancocas State Park, Parvin State Park, Independence National Historic Park and Neshaminy State Park. The Garden State Discovery Museum, the Indian King Tavern Museum, the Barclay Farmstead Museum and the Alice Paul Birthplace are all accessible from Waterford. The Adventure Aquarium and the Elmwood Park Zoo are popular local sites among children.

Waterford Transportation

Atlantic City International is the nearest major airport.

Waterford Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Camden County College, Atlantic Cape Community College and Burlington County College.

Waterford Almanac

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Waterford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp22 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
Distance6.4 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
Distance15.5 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

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Waterford Public Schools

Waterford Elementary School
1106 Old White Horse Pike
ZIP: 8089
(856) 767-8293
Total Enrollment 388
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