Southampton Township, New Jersey

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Southampton Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 10,388.

What is now Southampton was originally incorporated as Coaxen Township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 10, 1845, from portions of Northampton Township (now known as Mount Holly Township). The name lasted for about three weeks when it was renamed Southampton Township on April 1, 1845. Portions of the township were taken to form Pemberton Township (March 10, 1846), Shamong Township (February 19, 1852), Lumberton Township (March 14, 1860), Woodland Township (March 7, 1866) and Tabernacle Township (March 22, 1901).[6]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 44.3 square miles (114.7 km²), of which, 44.0 square miles (114.0 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.54%) is water.

Southampton Township borders Pemberton Township, Woodland Township, Tabernacle Township, Medford Township, Lumberton Township, and Eastampton Township.

Leisuretowne is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Southampton Township. Vincentown is an unincorporated area and ZIP code 08088 within portions of the township.

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