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Welcome to Port Republic ...

The coastal city of Port Republic is located in Atlantic County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Port Republic: Prt. Republic

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Republic has a population of 1,057 people<3> (see below for details).

Port Republic is near sea level<4>.

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

Port Republic is within the (609) area code.

The community of Port Republic was established in 1637 and was incorporated in 1905.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Republic had an population of 1,057 people. This is a decrease of 5.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Republic had a population of 1,115 people. This makes Port Republic the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Port Republic represents 0.01% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,115 people, the population of Port Republic increased 7.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,037 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Republic.

Communities Also Named Port Republic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Port Republic - they are located in Maryland and Virginia.

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

Communities near Port Republic ...

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

  • Atlantic City
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    • Atlantic City lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,569 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic City
  • Pleasantville
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    • Pleasantville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,060 people
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  • Hammonton
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    • Hammonton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,902 people
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  • Ocean City
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    • Ocean City lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,902 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean City
  • Somers Point
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    • Somers Point lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somers Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somers Point
  • Ventnor City
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    • Ventnor City lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,872 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ventnor City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Absecon
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    • Absecon lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,789 people
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  • Brigantine
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    • Brigantine lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,577 people
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  • Northfield
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    • Northfield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Linwood
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    • Linwood lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Port Republic.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Port Republic. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Republic.

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

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

Adding Port Republic to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Port Republic 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 Port Republic was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Port Republic post office opened in 1840.

We also found Port Republic in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Port Republic.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Republic. 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>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 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 Port Republic.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Republic - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Republic) 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 Port Republic. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port RepublicOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Republic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5382, Longitude: -74.4868       In this case, the coordinates for Port Republic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/




 

 

 

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