Green Creek, New Jersey

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Green Creek, New Jersey
unincorporated community
Green Creek, New Jersey is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
Green Creek, New Jersey
Green Creek, New Jersey
Green Creek's location in Cape May County (Inset: Cape May County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 39°02′46″N 74°54′05″W / 39.04611°N 74.90139°W / 39.04611; -74.90139Coordinates: 39°02′46″N 74°54′05″W / 39.04611°N 74.90139°W / 39.04611; -74.90139
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Cape May
Elevation[1] 13 ft (4 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08219
Area code(s) 609
FIPS code 34-34009
GNIS feature ID 876776[1]
Other name Greencreek[1]
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Green Creek is an unincorporated community located within Middle Township, in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. It is located on New Jersey State Route 47. It is a very low lying area with a highest elevation of just above 20 feet (6.1 m). The community is located about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Rio Grande and about 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Delaware Bay. It is mostly residential with areas of agriculture and commerce along the main road, Delsea Drive (Route 47). The United States Postal Service ZIP Code is 08219.[2]

Geography[edit]

Green Creek is located at 39°02′46″N 74°54′05″W / 39.046224°N 74.901283°W / 39.046224; -74.901283 (39.046224, -74.901283).[1] It lies 13 feet (4 m) above sea level.

Environment[edit]

Aside from residential usage, Green Creek comprises a mixture of broad-leaf woodland and salt marsh. There is an area of protected dry grassland part of the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, located off Burleigh Road.

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