Greenwich Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey

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Greenwich Township is a township in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Vineland-Millville- Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area for statistical purposes. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 847.

Greenwich Township was first formed as a precinct on January 19, 1748, and was incorporated as one of New Jersey's initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of Hopewell Township and Stow Creek Township were annexed in 1845.[6]

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History

The small community on the Cohansey River was the site of the Greenwich Tea Party during the run up to the American Revolutionary War in which a load of tea meant to be sent overland into Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was torched in the night.[7]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.9 square miles (48.9 km²), of which, 18.2 square miles (47.0 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (3.81%) is water.

Greenwich Township borders Fairfield Township, Hopewell Township, Stow Creek Township, Salem County, and the Delaware Bay.

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