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Welcome to Woodbury ...

The city of Woodbury is located in Gloucester County<1> and is the County Seat for Gloucester County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodbury has a population of 9,799 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Woodbury is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Woodbury is located in the (856) area code.

Websites for Woodbury ...

Official Website: www.woodbury.nj.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodbury had an population of 9,799 people. This is a decrease of 3.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodbury had a population of 10,174 people. This makes Woodbury the county's most populous community.

The population of Woodbury represents 0.12% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,174 people, the population of Woodbury decreased 1.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,307 people).

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

Communities Also Named Woodbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Woodbury - they are located in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (3), New Mexico, New York (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Vermont.

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

Communities near Woodbury ...

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

  • Philadelphia (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Woodbury and is located in Philadelphia County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,578,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Camden (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Woodbury and is located in Camden County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Chester (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • Yeadon (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
    • Yeadon lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,489 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
  • Darby (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
    • Darby lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
  • Lansdowne (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
    • Lansdowne lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
  • Brookhaven (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>
  • Conshohocken (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
    • Conshohocken lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Woodbury and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,051 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<5>
  • Glenolden (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenolden
    • Glenolden lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenolden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenolden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenolden<5>
  • Ridley Park (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridley Park
    • Ridley Park lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Woodbury and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,067 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridley Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridley Park<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodbury. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Woodbury.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodbury ...

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

Adding Woodbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Gloucester County

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The official website for Woodbury: www.woodbury.nj.us/

The official website for Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.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 Gloucester, 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 Woodbury.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodbury - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodbury) 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 Woodbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WoodburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8382, Longitude: -75.1532    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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