Evesham Township, New Jersey
|Evesham Township, New Jersey|
|Township of Evesham|
Evesham Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Evesham Township, New Jersey
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Formed||November 6, 1688|
|Incorporated||February 21, 1798|
|Named for||Evesham, Worcestershire or
settler Thomas Eves
|• Type||Faulkner Act (Council-Manager)|
|• Mayor||Randy Brown (term ends December 31, 2014)|
|• Manager||William Cromie|
|• Clerk||Mary Lou Bergh|
|• Total||29.708 sq mi (76.942 km2)|
|• Land||29.284 sq mi (75.845 km2)|
|• Water||0.424 sq mi (1.097 km2) 1.43%|
|Area rank||92nd of 566 in state
10th of 40 in county
|Elevation||59 ft (18 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Estimate (2012)||45,755|
|• Rank||41st of 566 in state
1st of 40 in county
|• Density||1,555.1/sq mi (600.4/km2)|
|• Density rank||330th of 566 in state
19th of 40 in county
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||08053 - Marlton|
|GNIS feature ID||0882082|
Evesham Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 45,538, reflecting an increase of 3,263 (+7.7%) from the 42,275 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,966 (+19.7%) from the 35,309 counted in the 1990 Census.
Evesham Township dates back to November 6, 1688, when it was formed as Eversham, with an "R" in the middle of the name that was lost in subsequent years. It was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798, as one of New Jersey's original group of 104 townships. Portions of the township were taken to form Washington Township (November 19, 1802), Medford Township (March 1, 1847) and Mount Laurel Township (March 7, 1872).
Evesham Township is located at United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 29.708 square miles (76.942 km2), of which, 29.284 square miles (75.845 km2) of it was land and 0.424 square miles (1.097 km2) of it (1.43%) was water.(39.856677,-74.90081). According to the
Marlton is a historic community, census-designated place (CDP), and unincorporated area located within Evesham Township with 10,260 residents (as of Census 2010) that covers 3.235 square miles (8.38 km2) of the township. "Marlton" is often used in place of the township's name, even when referring to locations beyond the boundaries of the CDP.
The township is one of 56 South Jersey municipalities that are included within the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, a protected natural area of unique ecology covering 1,100,000 acres (450,000 ha), that has been classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and established by Congress in 1978 as the nation's first National Reserve. Part of the township is included in the state-designated Pinelands Area, which includes portions of Burlington County, along with areas in Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Ocean counties.
|Population sources: 1800-2000
1800-1920 1840 1850-1870
1850 1870 1880-1890
1930-1990 2000 2010
*= Lost territory in previous decade.
At the 2010 United States Census, there were 45,538 people, 17,620 households, and 12,316 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,555.1 per square mile (600.4 /km2). There were 18,303 housing units at an average density of 625.0 per square mile (241.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 86.98% (39,609) White, 4.19% (1,910) Black or African American, 0.12% (54) Native American, 6.16% (2,804) Asian, 0.02% (9) Pacific Islander, 0.78% (357) from other races, and 1.75% (795) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 3.39% (1,542) of the population.
There were 17,620 households of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the township, 23.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.5 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $88,980 (with a margin of error of +/- $2,687) and the median family income was $104,784 (+/- $3,519). Males had a median income of $73,801 (+/- $3,907) versus $50,667 (+/- $3,039) for females. The per capita income for the township was $39,910 (+/- $1,464). About 1.5% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 42,275 people, 15,712 households, and 11,344 families residing in the township. The population density was 1,431.1 people per square mile (552.6/km²). There were 16,324 housing units at an average density of 552.6 per square mile (213.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 91.26% White, 3.11% African American, 0.07% Native American, 4.07% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.
There were 15,712 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.21.
In the township the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $67,010, and the median income for a family was $77,245. Males had a median income of $54,536 versus $36,494 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,494. About 1.7% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.
The area now known as Evesham Township was originally settled by Quakers in 1672. The township was named either for the town of the same name in England, or for prominent English settler Thomas Eves.
The Township was substantially larger than it is today, originally including what are now Mount Laurel, Medford, Lumberton, Hainesport, Shamong, and Washington Townships. The South Branch of the Rancocas on the East Side and Cropwell Creek on the West Side bound this area. Evesham Township was eventually incorporated in 1692 as one of the thirteen Townships in Burlington County. In 1802, a tract was cut off for Washington Township; in 1847, the Township was then divided in half, with the eastern half becoming Medford Township; and in 1872, Evesham was divided again, for the last time, with the northern part becoming Mount Laurel Township.
Marlton is a name commonly associated and interchangeable with the name Evesham, derived from the census-designated place within Evesham. The name Marlton came about in the early 19th century and stems from the name "Marl." Marl is a naturally occurring mixture of green clay with remnants of shells that was used as a fertilizer, like manure. Its discovery helped local commerce and fueled the first "building boom", which took place in the 1830s and 1840s. Marl continued to be mined locally until 1930, when the pits were finally closed. Today one is known as the Benicia recycling center.
The Marlton area was recognized as a village in 1758. The village was named Marlton in 1845. The same year the "Evesham" Post Office and the "Evesham" Baptist Church both had their names changed to "Marlton" Post Office and the "Marlton" Baptist Church. The names remain the same today. Most maps and directional signs refer to Marlton instead of Evesham. The historic village, Olde Marlton, remains mostly intact and is a locally regulated Historic District. Full-time police services began in 1966.
Evesham remained mostly unchanged until the 1950s, when developers began buying farms and building the Township's first housing developments. Today, no significant farmland remains.
In 1955, the United States Army opened the PH-32 Nike Ajax facility on Tomlinson Mill Road. This battery was one of twelve used to shield Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from aerial assault during the Cold War. The base was decommissioned in the mid-1960s and used for various functions, including a civil defense center. The site of the base is now a housing development which was built in the mid-1990s.
Evesham Township operates within the Faulkner Act under the Council-Manager plan 11 form of municipal government, as implemented as of July 1, 1983, based on the recommendations of a Charter Study Commission. The township had first switched to the Council-Manager Plan B of the Faulkner Act on July 1, 1969 to replace the township committee government. The government consists of a Mayor and a four-member Township Council, with all positions elected at-large in elections held every other year. The Mayor is elected directly by the voters. Members are elected in partisan elections to serve four-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with two council seats up for vote in even years as part of the November general election.
As of 2013[update], the Mayor of Evesham Township is Republican Randy Brown, whose term of office ends December 31, 2014. Members of the Evesham Township Council are Deputy Mayor Debbie Hackman (R, 2014), Ken D'Andrea (R, 2016), Robert DiEnna (R, 2016) and Steve Zeuli (R, 2014).
Deputy Mayor Joe Howarth resigned from the Council in December 2011 in advance of taking a seat on the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, with his council seat filled until November 2012 chosen from among prospective candidates selected by the local Republican committee. Robert DiEnna was selected to fill Howarth's vacancy, while Ken D'Andrea was chosen in September 2013 to fill the vacancy of Kurt Croft following his resignation.
On May 12, 2009, Evesham held municipal elections in which Republicans Kurt Croft, Debbie Hackman and Joe Howarth were elected, with the three taking office on July 1, 2009, and giving Republicans control of the council.
On March 6, 2010, Democrat Mayor Randy Brown announced he was switching parties to become a Republican, citing philosophical disagreements. That same year, he endorsed Jon Runyan, a Republican for Congress.
In 2010, the Republican slate swept the township's first partisan elections, with Mayor Randy Brown and Councilmember Debbie Hackman winning re-election along with newcomer Steve Zeuli.
Federal, state and county representation
New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District is represented by Jon Runyan (R, Mount Laurel Township). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker (D, Newark; took office on October 31, 2013, after winning a special election to fill the seat of Frank Lautenberg) and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).
For the 2004-15 Session, the 8th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Dawn Marie Addiego (R, Evesham Township) and in the General Assembly by Christopher J. Brown (R, Evesham Township) and Maria Rodriguez-Gregg (R, Evesham Township). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).
Burlington County is governed by a Board of chosen freeholders, whose five members are elected at-large to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats coming up for election each year. The board choose a director and deputy director from among its seven members at an annual reorganization meeting held in January. As of 2013[update], Burlington County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Joseph B. Donnelly (R, 2013; Cinnaminson Township), Deputy Director Leah Arter (R, 2014; Moorestown Township), Aimee Belgard (D, 2015; Edgewater Park Township), Joseph Howarth (R, 2014; Evesham Township) and Joanne Schwartz (D, 2015; Southampton Township).
The Evesham Township School District serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are seven elementary schools — Helen L. Beeler Elementary School (grades K-5; 429 students), Frances S. DeMasi Elementary School (K-5; 241), Florence V. Evans Elementary School (K-5; 589), Robert B. Jaggard Elementary School (K-5; 448), Marlton Elementary School (K-5; 495), Richard L. Rice Elementary School (PreK-5; 451) and Van Zant Elementary School (K-5; 399) — along with Frances S. DeMasi Middle School (6-8; 702) and Marlton Middle School (6-8; 969).
In Evesham, public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Cherokee High School, which opened a 210,000-square-foot (20,000 m2) addition in September 2001. The school is part of the Lenape Regional High School District, which also serves students from Medford Lakes, Medford Township, Mount Laurel Township, Shamong Township, Southampton Township, Tabernacle Township and Woodland Township.
Students from Evesham Township, and from all of Burlington County, are eligible to attend the Burlington County Institute of Technology, a countywide public school district that serves the vocational and technical education needs of students at the high school and post-secondary level at its campuses in Medford and Westampton Township.
Private schools include St. Joan of Arc School, a Catholic school established in 1965, serving students in preschool through eighth grade. The school operates under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton.
Roads and highways
The township had a total of 183.43 miles (295.20 km) of roadways, of which 159.35 miles (256.45 km) are maintained by the municipality, 15.28 miles (24.59 km) by Burlington County and 8.80 miles (14.16 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
The Marlton Circle was a traffic circle at the intersection of Route 70 and Route 73. The circle, which had handled 90,000 vehicles a day and was the site of as many as 175 accidents a year, was completely eliminated in 2011 and replaced by a grade-separated interchange that enables Route 73 to pass over Route 70.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Evesham Township include:
- Dawn Marie Addiego (born 1962), member of the New Jersey Senate since 2010 who served on the Evesham Township Council from 1993 to 2000.
- Shawn Andrews (born 1982), offensive lineman for the New York Giants, formerly played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Brian Baldinger (born 1960), former NFL offensive tackle and current Fox Sports commentator.
- Braille (stage name of Bryan Winchester, born 1981), rapper.
- Christopher J. Brown (born 1971), member of the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Sheldon Brown (born 1979), defensive back for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns.
- Anthony Caruso (born 1966), entrepreneur.
- Mike Devlin (born 1969), former NFL offensive lineman who has been an assistant coach with the New York Jets.
- Joshua Evans (1731-1798), Quaker minister, journalist and abolitionist.
- Christina Grimmie (born 1994), Youtube musician & season 6 contestant on Team Adam of The Voice.
- Ashley Harder (born 1986), winner of the Miss New Jersey USA 2007 title.
- Brian Herzlinger (born 1976), film director and star of My Date with Drew.
- LeRoy Homer, Jr., (1965–2001), co-pilot of United Airlines Flight 93 who was killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
- John Inskeep (1757-1834), Mayor of Philadelphia from 1800 to 1801, and from 1805 to 1806.
- Tom Knight (born 1974), former NFL cornerback.
- Pelle Lindbergh (1959–1985), former goaltender for the Philadelphia Flyers.
- Jody McDonald (born 1959), sports radio talk show host on, 610 WIP and also on WFAN 660.
- Brit Morgan (born 1987), actress who has portrayed Debbie Pelt in the HBO series True Blood.
- Blaine Neal (born 1978), former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.
- Dennis Norman (born 1980), football player.
- Jessica O'Rourke (born 1986), professional soccer player.
- Jerry Penacoli (born 1956), actor, former newscaster, current correspondent on Extra.
- Mike Quick (born 1959), former wide receiver and current color commentator for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Raymond Rizzo (born 1992), pro-gamer, three-time Pokémon Video Game World Champion and first American to win the Pokémon Video Game World Championship.
- Sav Rocca (born 1973), punter for the Washington Redskins, formerly played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Maria Rodriguez-Gregg, member-elect of the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Richard Ruccolo (born 1972), actor who has appeared in Two Guys and a Girl and Rita Rocks.
- Chris Therien (born 1971), former defenseman for the Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas Stars. Currently works as a color commentator for the Philadelphia Flyers.
- Carl Truscott (born 1957), former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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- Rao, Maya. "Evesham mayor switches to GOP Randy Brown, who is up for reelection this year, cited philosophical differences with Burlco Democrats.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 6, 2010. Accessed July 27, 2011. "In an interview yesterday, Brown, a 42-year-old father of three, cited philosophical disagreements and other reasons for switching parties. He is up for another term in November, when the township will hold its first partisan election since residents voted last year to switch from a nonpartisan form of government.... 'I see a lot of Jon Runyan what I saw in myself, as an outsider that's fiscally conservative, that cares about the community, and that can make a difference in Washington. I really wanted to be on the same team as Jon Runyan,' Brown said."
- Kolumbic, Dubravka; Lucas, Jenn; and Tait, Adam III. "Election 2010: Easy win for Evesham, local GOP candidates", The Central Record, November 4, 2010. Accessed July 27, 2011. "The Republicans swept the elections for mayor and council giving them complete control of the township government. Incumbent Mayor Randy Brown defeated Democratic opponent and former councilman Mike Schmidt by a vote count of 7,425 to 6,312 and incumbent Councilwoman Deb Hackman kept her seat with a vote count of 7,403. Newcomer Republican Steve Zeuli won a spot on the council with a vote count of 7,565. He will take the spot of Councilman Mark McKenna who decided not to run for re-election.... Brown, who switched back to his old Republican party prior to June’s primary election, said he was humbled by his win and the voter turnout in the township’s first November election."
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- Masterson, Karen. "Evesham Councilwoman Gears Up For Freeholder Race", The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 29, 2000. Accessed November 25, 2013. "EVESHAM — The only councilwoman here, in one of Burlington County's largest communities, is making a bid to leave. Dawn Marie Addiego, 36, is the first Evesham candidate in 30 years to run for Burlington County freeholder and the first-ever woman from the township of nearly 40,000 to seek that post."
- Shawn Andrew, Philadelphia Eagles. Accessed April 8, 2008.
- Luksa, Frank. "Lessons in Dallas prepared Baldinger", The Dallas Morning News, July 7, 2002. Accessed November 25, 2007. "Baldinger can explain how it happened and did this week from his home in Marlton, N.J."
- Cummings, Tony. "Braille: The Portland rapper's seventh album holds nothing back", Crossrhythms, December 7, 2011. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Born Bryan Winchester on 27th September 1981, he's been writing and recording hip-hop since he was 13 years old. For a short time Bryan and his family relocated to Marlton, New Jersey. "
- Levinsky, David. "Freeholder Chris Brown will replace Delany as Assembly candidate", Burlington County Times, August 12, 2011. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Brown is an Evesham native who runs his own title and real estate business."
- "In brief", The Herald (Rock Hill), August 21, 2007. Accessed April 8, 2008. "He and his wife, Jenny, have one son, Dion, and are expecting their second child around the end of the year. They live in Marlton, N.J...."
- Parks, James. "Nice Moves: A Knack for logistics helps this entrepreneur save cash", Entrepreneur (magazine), January 31, 2007. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Who: Anthony Caruso of CSA Group; Where: Marlton, New Jersey"
- via Associated Press. "Devlin nominated for Lombardi Award", The Daily Reporter (Spencer), September 4, 1992. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Devlin is a 6-foot-3, 280-pound senior from Marlton, N.J. "
- Evans, Joshua; Hunt, John. "Memoirs of Joshua Evans", Friends' Miscellany, Volume 1, William Sharpless, 1831. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Joshua Evans was a native of New Jersey. His father. Thomas Evans of Evesham. was an approved minister much esteemed by Friends through the course of a long life of about ninety years. Joshua was born in 1731".
- Linnehan, Robert. "Marlton singer taking her talents to L.A.; After finding fame on YouTube, 16-year-old Christina Grimmie is hoping for a record contract", The Marlton Sun, January 26 - February 1, 2011. Accessed June 14, 2013. "Christina Grimmie, a local Marlton singer and YouTube phenomena,left for Los Angeles last week to audition for several record companies."
- Evesham Township Regular Council Meeting Minutes for November 28, 2006, accessed April 17, 2007. "Proclamation: Miss New Jersey USA 2007 - Ashley Harder"
- Gaul, Lou. "Filmmaker Brian Herzlinger doesn't shoot from the hip", Burlington County Times, March 16, 2008. Accessed April 8, 2008. "The former Evesham resident, who made his behind-the-camera debut with the comedy/documentary 'My Date With Drew,' is in Chicago directing a romantic comedy, 'Baby on Board.'"
- via Associated Press. "Leroy Homer AF Academy graduate called eternal optimist", Denver Post, September 16, 2001. Accessed November 19, 2008.
- About the Inskeep/Higginbotham House, Evesham Historical Society. Accessed November 25, 2013.
- Tommy Knight, database Football. Accessed December 24, 2007.
- Staff. "FLYERS STAR 'BRAIN-DEAD' AFTER CRASH", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 11, 1985. Accessed July 27, 2011. "Pietzsch said that after the game Lindbergh had returned to their townhouse in the Moorings, a lakeside apartment complex in a wooded area of Marlton, Evesham Township."
- Strauss, Robert. "SPORTS; Sportsmanship? Nah, Indifference.", The New York Times, January 5, 2003. Accessed June 14, 2013. "For his part, McDonald lives in Marlton, which is closer to Philadelphia than New York, though he has a history in New York sports since his father, Joe, was an executive with the New York Mets."
- Staff. "Tina stays mum on Sarah", Philadelphia Daily News, September 9, 2008. Accessed August 9, 2012. "Marlton native actress Brit Morgan was recently in the area visiting family. Morgan was known as Brittany Dengler while attending Cherokee High School, where she graduated in 2005."
- Velasquez, Vincent. "Marlton native Blaine Neal selected to the USA Baseball team", The Star-Ledger, July 16, 2008. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Blaine Neal, a right-handed relief pitcher in the Detroit Tigers system and Marlton native, was named to the USA Baseball team."
- Staff. "Temple offensive lineman lands in Pittsburgh", The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 23, 2001. Accessed November 19, 2008.
- "Wildcats Sign Jersey Talent", New Jersey Wildcats. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Jessica O’Rourke, 21, of Marlton, New Jersey is currently a junior at North Carolina State University."
- Staff. "TV/RADIO TALK - CH. 10 WON'T STINT IN COVERING THE MUMMERS", The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 31, 1982. Accessed November 19, 2008. "A native of Scranton who grew up in Marlton, NJ, Penacoli came to Channel 3 just two weeks ago from WTVJ-TV in Miami."
- Staff. "Quick will be honored at Mt. Holly Pro Day", Burlington County Times, April 3, 2011. Accessed April 25, 2012. "Quick breaks that mold a bit. He started his football career at Richmond (Va.) High School and later went to North Carolina State. He retired after the 1990 season and has been a member of the Eagles radio broadcast team. He and his family settled in Evesham and he has been a tireless worker for many charity events."
- Pokémon VGC 2011 World Championship, Nintendo/Creatures Inc./GAME FREAK inc.. Accessed October 8, 2011.
- McHale, Todd. "Eagles punter scores big with Evesham students", Burlington County Times, January 14, 2009. Accessed August 30, 2012. "Principal Susan Screnci said the K-5 school family backs the Eagles 100 percent and all were thrilled to learn Rocca, who lives in Evesham, was coming to the rally."
- O'Reilly, David. "Freshmen face novices in the Eighth District", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 3, 2013. Accessed November 25, 2013. "Republicans have put up Maria Rodriguez-Gregg, 32, of Evesham, as his running mate."
- Staff. "S. Jersey native gets spotlight at festival", Courier-Post, July 6, 2001. Accessed July 27, 2011. "Richard Ruccolo, a Camden native and former Marlton resident and star of the ABC comedy Two Guys and a Girl, will be at the festival for the Philadelphia premiere of All over the Guy, a romantic comedy in which he stars as one of two twentysomething gay men searching for true love."
- "Small corps of Flyers gets ice time in at Medford", The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 10, 2004. Accessed July 27, 2011. "'The best thing is just looking across the locker room and being here with the guys,' said Therien, a resident of Marlton, Burlington County."
- "Rothman 'Outraged' ATF Satellite Office Was Never Established; Demands Explanation from the Director", Representative Steve Rothman, January 23, 2006. Accessed April 25, 2012. "With firearm violence continuing to plague Jersey City communities, Rep. Steve Rothman (NJ-9) today wrote the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Director Carl Truscott (a native of Marlton, NJ) to find out why the ATF still has not established a satellite office in Jersey City and urged immediate action to fix the problem."
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- Evesham Township's official site
- Evesham Township School District
- Evesham Township School District's 2010–11 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Data for the Evesham Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics
- Lenape Regional High School District
- Evesham Library