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Welcome to Gloucester City ...

The city of Gloucester City is located in Camden County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gloucester City has a population of 11,220 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Gloucester City is near sea level<3>.

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

Gloucester City lies within the (856) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gloucester City had an population of 11,220 people. This is a decrease of 2.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gloucester City had a population of 11,456 people. This makes Gloucester City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gloucester City represents 0.13% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,456 people, the population of Gloucester City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,484 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gloucester City.

Adding Gloucester City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gloucester City 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 Gloucester City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Gloucester City ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Gloucester City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<5>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Gloucester City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • Yeadon [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
    • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Gloucester City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,489 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
  • Darby [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
    • Darby [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Gloucester City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Gloucester City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
    • Burlington [Burlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Gloucester City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Gloucester City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Gloucester City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,051 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<5>
    • Hatboro [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatboro
      • Hatboro [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Gloucester City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatboro<5>
    • Glenolden [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenolden
      • Glenolden [Delaware County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Gloucester City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenolden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenolden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenolden<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 Gloucester City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gloucester City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gloucester City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Jersey

About Camden County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gloucester City. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gloucester City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gloucester City - 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- Gloucester City) 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 Gloucester City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gloucester CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gloucester City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8928, Longitude: -75.1204    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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