Alloway Township, New Jersey

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Alloway Township is a Township in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 2,774.

What is now Alloway was formally incorporated as Upper Alloways Creek Township by a Royal Charter granted on June 17, 1767, from portions of the now-defunct Alloways Creek Township. The township was formally incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Quinton Township was formed from portions of the township on February 18, 1873. The name was officially changed to Alloway Township as of February 21, 1884.[7]

Alloway is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Alloway Township.

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Geography

Alloway Township is located at 39°33′44″N 75°21′19″W / 39.562221°N 75.355146°W / 39.562221; -75.355146 (39.562221, -75.355146).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.2 square miles (85.9 km2), of which, 32.8 square miles (85.1 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km2) of it (0.99%) is water.

Alloway Township borders Upper Pittsgrove Township, Pilesgrove Township, Mannington Township, Quinton Township, and Cumberland County.

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