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Welcome to Hammonton ...

The town of Hammonton is located in Atlantic County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hammonton has a population of 13,932 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Hammonton, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1866.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Hammonton: Named after John Hammond Coffin (1816-1906).

Hammonton is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hammonton is within the (609) area code.

The ZIP code for Hammonton: 08037<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hammonton had an population of 13,932 people. This is a decrease of 5.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hammonton had a population of 14,791 people (or 5.39% of the total population of Atlantic County). This makes Hammonton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Hammonton represents 0.17% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,791 people, the population of Hammonton increased 17.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,604 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hammonton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hammonton - it's located in California.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hammonton.

Communities near Hammonton ...

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

  • Vineland [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineland
    • Vineland [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hammonton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineland
  • Washington [Burlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Burlington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Hammonton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,459 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hammonton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,057 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egg Harbor City
  • Estell Manor [Atlantic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estell Manor
    • Estell Manor [Atlantic County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Hammonton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,738 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estell Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estell Manor
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Port Republic [Atlantic County]
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      • Port Republic [Atlantic County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Hammonton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,051 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Republic have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Republic
    • Ancora [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ancora
      • Ancora [Camden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Hammonton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ancora
    • Collings Lakes [Atlantic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collings Lakes
      • Collings Lakes [Atlantic County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Hammonton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collings Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collings Lakes
    • Waterford Works [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford Works
      • Waterford Works [Camden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hammonton
      • Waterford Works has also been known as:
      • Waterford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford Works
    • Atsion [Burlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atsion
      • Atsion [Burlington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hammonton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atsion
    • Batsto Village [Burlington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batsto Village
      • Batsto Village [Burlington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Hammonton
      • Batsto Village has also been known as:
      • Batsto

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hammonton ...

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

Adding Hammonton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hammonton on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Atlantic County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hammonton. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Atlantic, 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 Hammonton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hammonton - 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 town (such as Hammonton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hammonton 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 '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- Hammonton) 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 Hammonton. 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 HammontonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hammonton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6372, Longitude: -74.8020    
<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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