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Voorhees Township, New Jersey (U.S.)

Camden County

Last modified: 2011-10-22 by rick wyatt
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[Flag of Voorhees Township, New Jersey] image by Valentin Poposki, 11 January 2008



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Voorhees Township is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 28,126. Voorhees is a New Jersey suburb in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. Voorhees Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 1, 1899, from portions of Waterford Township. Portions of the township were taken on March 8, 1924, to form Gibbsboro. The township is named after Foster MacGowan Voorhees, the Governor of New Jersey who authorized its creation. The area comprises the Ashland,  Kirkwood, Kresson, Glendale, and Osage sections. Voorhees is largely a bedroom community, with many of its residents commuting to Cherry Hill or Philadelphia for work." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voorhees,_New_Jersey.

More about township history: voorheesnj.com/content/history.

A photo of the flag can be seen in Waymarking site: www.waymarking.com/gallery/default.aspx?f=1&guid=6f41db62-7808-4b24-90ee-ad3bb51918f6&gid=2.
Valentin Poposki, 11 January 2008