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Welcome to Bordentown ...

The city of Bordentown is located in Burlington County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bordentown has a population of 3,796 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bordentown.

Bordentown is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bordentown lies within the (609) area code.

The ZIP code for Bordentown: 08505<4>

Websites for Bordentown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bccoc.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Bordentown, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bordentown had an population of 3,796 people. This is a decrease of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bordentown had a population of 3,924 people. This makes Bordentown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bordentown represents 0.04% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,924 people, the population of Bordentown decreased 1.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,969 people).

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

Communities near Bordentown ...

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

  • Trenton [Mercer County]
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    • Trenton [Mercer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Bordentown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
  • Burlington [Burlington County]
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    • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Bordentown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
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  • Bristol [Bucks County]
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    • Bristol [Bucks County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Bordentown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<7>
  • Morrisville [Bucks County]
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    • Morrisville [Bucks County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Bordentown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lambertville [Hunterdon County]
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      • Lambertville [Hunterdon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Bordentown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,790 people
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    • Riverton [Burlington County]
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      • Riverton [Burlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Bordentown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,686 people
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    • New Hope [Bucks County]
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      • New Hope [Bucks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Bordentown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<7>
    • Yardley [Bucks County]
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      • Yardley [Bucks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bordentown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yardley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yardley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yardley<7>
    • Beverly [Burlington County]
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      • Beverly [Burlington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Bordentown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newtown [Bucks County]
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      • Newtown [Bucks County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bordentown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,230 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newtown<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bordentown. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bordentown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bordentown ...

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

Adding Bordentown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bordentown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bordentown on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

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About Burlington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Burlington County: www.co.burlington.nj.us/

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 Burlington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bordentown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bordentown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bordentown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bordentown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bordentown) 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 Bordentown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BordentownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bordentown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1463, Longitude: -74.7089    
<6>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.
<7>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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