New Hanover Township, New Jersey

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New Hanover Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 9,744. The township is located in the Delaware Valley.

New Hanover was originally formed by Royal Charter on December 2, 1723, from portions of Chesterfield Township and Springfield Township. New Hanover was incorporated as one of New Jersey's initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to form Pemberton borough (December 15, 1826), Pemberton Township (March 10, 1846), North Hanover Township (April 12, 1905) and Wrightstown (March 4, 1918).[5]

Fort Dix is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located in portions of New Hanover Township, North Hanover Township, and Springfield Township. McGuire Air Force Base is also a CDP, and is located in portions of New Hanover Township and Pemberton Township. Cookstown is a small unincorporated area located near Fort Dix.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 22.4 square miles (58.0 km²), of which, 22.3 square miles (57.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.45%) is water.

New Hanover Township borders North Hanover Township, Wrightstown, Pemberton Township, and Ocean County.

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