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Welcome to Ancora ...

Ancora is located in Camden County<1>.

Ancora is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ancora lies within the (609) area code.

Adding Ancora 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 Ancora 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 Ancora elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ancora on a George F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Communities near Ancora ...

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

  • Vineland [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineland
    • Vineland [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Ancora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineland
  • Hammonton [Atlantic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammonton
    • Hammonton [Atlantic County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Ancora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,934 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammonton
  • Gloucester City [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
    • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Ancora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
  • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
    • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Ancora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Burlington County]
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      • Washington [Burlington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Ancora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Egg Harbor City [Atlantic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egg Harbor City
      • Egg Harbor City [Atlantic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Ancora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egg Harbor City
    • Brooklawn [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooklawn
      • Brooklawn [Camden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Ancora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklawn
    • Atco [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atco
      • Atco [Camden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Ancora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atco
    • Atsion [Burlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atsion
      • Atsion [Burlington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Ancora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atsion
    • Tansboro [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tansboro
      • Tansboro [Camden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Ancora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tansboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tansboro

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 Ancora. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ancora.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ancora. 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 Ancora.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ancora ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Camden County: www.camdencounty.com/

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 Camden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ancora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ancora) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ancora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6976, Longitude: -74.8447    
<4>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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