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Welcome to Alloway Junction ...

Alloway Junction is located in Salem County<1>.

The location of Alloway Junction has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Alloway Junction: Alloway Jct. (or less commonly used: Alloway Jctn.)

Alloway Junction is near sea level<3>.

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

Alloway Junction lies within the (856) area code.

Adding Alloway Junction to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Alloway Junction in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Alloway Junction elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a George F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alloway Junction on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Alloway Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alloway Junction.

  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Alloway Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alloway Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • Bridgeton [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeton
    • Bridgeton [Cumberland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Alloway Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,160 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeton
  • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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    • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alloway Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elsmere [New Castle County]
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      • Elsmere [New Castle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alloway Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsmere
    • New Castle [New Castle County]
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      • New Castle [New Castle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alloway Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<5>
    • Salem [Salem County]
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      • Salem [Salem County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Alloway Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,706 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Upland [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upland
      • Upland [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alloway Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,326 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upland<5>
    • Eddystone [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddystone
      • Eddystone [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Alloway Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eddystone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddystone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eddystone<5>
    • Marcus Hook [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcus Hook
      • Marcus Hook [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Alloway Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,402 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marcus Hook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marcus Hook<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alloway Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alloway Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alloway Junction. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alloway Junction.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alloway Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Alloway Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alloway Junction ...

Looking for more information about Alloway Junction? 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 Alloway Junction, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alloway Junction.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Salem County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Salem County: www.salemco.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Salem, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alloway Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alloway Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alloway Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5815, Longitude: -75.3630       In this case, the coordinates for Alloway Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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