Pilesgrove Township, New Jersey

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Pilesgrove Township is a Township in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 3,923.

Pile's Grove was first mentioned in a deed dated April 15, 1701, through the date of the township's original corporation is unknown. Pilesgrove was incorporated as one of New Jersey's original group of 104 Townships on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken on December 6, 1769 to form Pittsgrove Township and on July 26, 1882 to form Woodstown.[6]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.0 square miles (90.8 km²), of which, 34.9 square miles (90.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.40%) is water. The Salem River flows through the township.[7]

Pilesgrove Township borders Oldmans Township, Carneys Point Township, Mannington Township, Alloway Township, Upper Pittsgrove Township. The Borough of Woodstown is an independent municipality within the boundaries of Pilesgrove Township.

Pilesgrove Township also borders Gloucester County.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,923 people, 1,216 households, and 994 families residing in the township. The population density was 112.4 people per square mile (43.4/km²). There were 1,261 housing units at an average density of 36.1/sq mi (13.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 84.63% White, 12.18% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.07% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.98% of the population.

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