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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).
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 located in the (609) area code.
The ZIP code for Hammonton: 08037<4>
While we don't have a date for the founding 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).
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 (with 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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hammonton was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Hammonton in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hammonton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Atlantic County: www.aclink.org/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023