Audubon, New Jersey

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Audubon is a Borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 9,182.

Audubon was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 13, 1905, from portions of Haddon Township. Portions of the borough were taken on July 3, 1947, to form the borough of Audubon Park, based on the results of a referendum held on October 28, 1947.[6]

Audubon is the home of three Medal of Honor recipients, the most awarded per capita of any town in the United States: Samuel M. Sampler (World War I), Edward Clyde Benfold, (Korean War) and Nelson V. Brittin, (Korean War). The three are honored by a memorial at Audubon High School.[7]

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Geography

Audubon is located at 39°53′26″N 75°04′14″W / 39.890563°N 75.070423°W / 39.890563; -75.070423 (39.890563, -75.070423).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) (1.32%) is water.

Audubon borders Audubon Park, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Haddonfield, Mount Ephraim, and Oaklyn.

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