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Welcome to North Wildwood ...

The coastal city of North Wildwood is located in Cape May County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Wildwood: N. Wildwood

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Wildwood has a population of 3,773 people<3> (see below for details).

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

North Wildwood is near sea level<4>.

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

North Wildwood is within the boundaries of the (609) area code.

Websites for North Wildwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.capemaycountychamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Wildwood had an population of 3,773 people. This is a decrease of 6.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Wildwood had a population of 4,041 people. This makes North Wildwood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of North Wildwood represents 0.05% of the population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,041 people, the population of North Wildwood decreased 18.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,935 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Wildwood.

Communities near North Wildwood ...

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

  • Cape May [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape May
    • Cape May [Cape May County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of North Wildwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape May
  • Sea Isle City [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sea Isle City
    • Sea Isle City [Cape May County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of North Wildwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sea Isle City
  • Diamond Beach [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond Beach
    • Diamond Beach [Cape May County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of North Wildwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond Beach
  • Rio Grande [Cape May County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Grande
    • Rio Grande [Cape May County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of North Wildwood
    • Former name for Rio Grande:
    • Crandol Town
    • Rio Grande has also been known as:
    • Hildreth
    • Leamings
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Grande
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cape May Court House [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape May Court House
      • Cape May Court House [Cape May County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of North Wildwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape May Court House
    • Erma [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erma
      • Erma [Cape May County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of North Wildwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erma
    • Green Creek [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Creek
      • Green Creek [Cape May County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of North Wildwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Creek
    • Norburys Landing [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norburys Landing
      • Norburys Landing [Cape May County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of North Wildwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norburys Landing
    • Villas [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villas
      • Villas [Cape May County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of North Wildwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Villas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villas
    • North Cape May [Cape May County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Cape May
      • North Cape May [Cape May County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of North Wildwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Cape May have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Cape May

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Wildwood ...

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

Adding North Wildwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Wildwood 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 Wildwood 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 Wildwood 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 Wildwood. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Wildwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Wildwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- North Wildwood) 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 North Wildwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North WildwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Wildwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0043, Longitude: -74.7993       In this case, the coordinates for North Wildwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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