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Welcome to North Cape May ...

North Cape May is located in Cape May County<1>.

The location of North Cape May has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for North Cape May: N. Cape May

North Cape May is near sea level<3>.

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

North Cape May lies within the (609) area code.

Websites for North Cape May ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.capemaycountychamber.com/

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

Communities near North Cape May ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Cape May.

  • Wildwood [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
    • Wildwood [Cape May County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of North Cape May
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,916 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood
  • North Wildwood [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wildwood
    • North Wildwood [Cape May County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of North Cape May
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,739 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wildwood
  • Lewes [Sussex County]
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    • Lewes [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of North Cape May
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewes<5>
  • Cape May [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape May
    • Cape May [Cape May County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of North Cape May
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape May
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sea Isle City [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sea Isle City
      • Sea Isle City [Cape May County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of North Cape May
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sea Isle City
    • Rehoboth Beach [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rehoboth Beach
      • Rehoboth Beach [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of North Cape May
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rehoboth Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rehoboth Beach<5>
    • Slaughter Beach [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slaughter Beach
      • Slaughter Beach [Sussex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of North Cape May
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slaughter Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slaughter Beach<5>
    • Henlopen Acres [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henlopen Acres
      • Henlopen Acres [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of North Cape May
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henlopen Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henlopen Acres
    • Norburys Landing [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norburys Landing
      • Norburys Landing [Cape May County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of North Cape May
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norburys Landing
    • Rio Grande [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Grande
      • Rio Grande [Cape May County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of North Cape May
      • Former name for Rio Grande:
      • Crandol Town
      • Rio Grande has also been known as:
      • Hildreth
      • Leamings
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Grande

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Cape May ...

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

Adding North Cape May to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Cape May 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 North Cape May was on a map titled Road Map for New Jersey (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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About Cape May County

About New Jersey

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

The official website for Cape May County: www.co.cape-may.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 Cape May, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Cape May - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Cape May) 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 North Cape May. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Cape MayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Cape May. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9821, Longitude: -74.9580       In this case, the coordinates for North Cape May have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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