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The location of Absecon









Welcome to Absecon ...

The coastal city of Absecon is located in Atlantic County.

The location of Absecon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Absecon has a population of 8,283 people<2> (see below for details).

Absecon was established in 1902.

The community of Absecon is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Absecon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Absecon: (609)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Absecon had a population of 8,411 people. This makes Absecon the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Absecon represents 0.1% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,411 people, the population of Absecon increased 10.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,638 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Absecon had an population of 8,283 people. This is a decrease of 1.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.44% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Absecon.

Communities near Absecon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Absecon and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brigantine   [Map]   8,963   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Corbin City   [Map]   500   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Egg Harbor City   [Map]   4,174   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Estell Manor   [Map]   1,720   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Linwood   [Map]   6,855   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Margate City   [Map]   6,083   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Absecon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Absecon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Absecon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Absecon.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Absecon:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Absecon ...

Looking for more information about Absecon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Absecon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Absecon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Absecon.

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About Atlantic County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Absecon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Atlantic County: www.aclink.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Absecon.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Absecon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Absecon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Absecon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Absecon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Absecon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4254, Longitude: -74.4952     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Absecon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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