Longport, New Jersey

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Longport is a Borough in Atlantic County, New Jersey on the Atlantic Ocean shore of Absecon Island. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,054.

Longport was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 7, 1898, from portions of Egg Harbor Township.[6]

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Geography

Longport is located at 39°18′55″N 74°31′30″W / 39.315166°N 74.524907°W / 39.315166; -74.524907 (39.315166, -74.524907).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km2), of which, 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) of it is land and 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2) of it (76.07%) is water.

Longport neighbors Margate City, and shares Absecon Island with Ventnor City as well as Atlantic City.

Longport is located on the southwest corner of 8.1-mile long Absecon Island, along with Margate City, Ventnor City and Atlantic City to the northeast.[8]

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