Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey

related topics
{township, household, population}
{school, student, university}
{build, building, house}
{household, population, female}
{land, century, early}
{area, part, region}
{household, population, family}
{theory, work, human}
{county, mile, population}

Greenwich Township is a township in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 4,879.

Greenwich Township was first formed on March 1, 1695, and was formally incorporated as one of New Jersey's initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Over the centuries, portions of the township were taken to form Woolwich Township (March 7, 1767), Franklin Township (January 27, 1820), Spicer Township (March 13, 1844; now Harrison Township), Mantua Township (February 23, 1853), East Greenwich Township (February 10, 1881) and Paulsboro (March 2, 1904).[7]

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

Contents

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31.2 km²), of which, 9.3 square miles (24.1 km²) of it is land and 2.7 square miles (7.1 km²) of it (22.72%) is water.

Greenwich Township borders Paulsboro, East Greenwich Township, and Logan Township. Greenwich Township also borders the Delaware River.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 4,879 people, 1,866 households, and 1,393 families residing in the township. The population density was 523.7 people per square mile (202.1/km²). There were 1,944 housing units at an average density of 208.7/sq mi (80.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.55% White, 3.32% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.54% of the population.

Full article ▸

related documents
Liberty Township, New Jersey
East Greenwich Township, New Jersey
Oxford Township, New Jersey
Manchester Township, New Jersey
Ocean Township, Ocean County, New Jersey
Allamuchy Township, New Jersey
Wantage Township, New Jersey
Washington Township, Burlington County, New Jersey
Fredon Township, New Jersey
Winfield Township, New Jersey
Springfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey
Mantua Township, New Jersey
Bass River Township, New Jersey
Commercial Township, New Jersey
Union Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Mansfield Township, Warren County, New Jersey
Mine Hill Township, New Jersey
Bedminster Township, New Jersey
Greenwich Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey
Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
Boonton Township, New Jersey
South Harrison Township, New Jersey
Shrewsbury Township, New Jersey
New Hanover Township, New Jersey
Washington Township, Morris County, New Jersey
Clark, New Jersey
Long Beach Township, New Jersey
Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey
Woolwich Township, New Jersey
Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey