Haddonfield, New Jersey
- Not the fictional town from the Halloween film series.
|Haddonfield, New Jersey|
|Borough of Haddonfield|
Haddonfield highlighted in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Haddonfield, New Jersey
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Country||United States of America|
|Incorporated||April 6, 1875|
|• Type||Walsh Act|
|• Mayor||Jeffrey Stephen Kasko (term ends May 23, 2017)|
|• Administrator||Sharon McCullough|
|• Clerk||Deanna Bennett|
|• Total||2.871 sq mi (7.435 km2)|
|• Land||2.824 sq mi (7.315 km2)|
|• Water||0.047 sq mi (0.120 km2) 1.62%|
|Area rank||345th of 566 in state
13th of 37 in county
|Elevation||75 ft (23 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Estimate (2012)||11,577|
|• Rank||210th of 566 in state
10th of 37 in county
|• Density||4,104.9/sq mi (1,584.9/km2)|
|• Density rank||148th of 566 in state
18th of 37 in county
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0885238|
Haddonfield is a borough located in Camden County, New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough had a total population of 11,593, reflecting a decline of 66 (-0.6%) from the 11,659 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 31 (+0.3%) from the 11,628 counted in the 1990 Census.
Haddonfield was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 6, 1875, within portions of Haddon Township, based on the results of a referendum held that same day. The borough became fully separated from Haddon Township as an independent municipality in 1894.
In 1971, Haddonfield became the second municipality in New Jersey (after Cape May) to establish a historic preservation district. In keeping with the historic appearance of the borough, some candidates for commissioner distribute colored ribbons to their supporters instead of yard signs.
The New Jersey General Assembly met and declared New Jersey a free and independent state at Haddonfield's Indian King Tavern in the winter of 1777. However, since 1873, Haddonfield has been a dry town where alcohol cannot be sold.
- 1 Geography
- 2 Demographics
- 3 History
- 4 Government
- 5 Education
- 6 Special events
- 7 Transportation
- 8 Popular culture
- 9 Channel 19
- 10 Notable people
- 11 References
- 12 External links
Haddonfield is located at United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 2.871 square miles (7.435 km2), of which, 2.824 square miles (7.315 km2) of it was land and 0.047 square miles (0.120 km2) of it (1.62%) was water.(39.895437,-75.034294). According to the
Haddonfield has several parks maintained by the Camden County Parks Department.
- Hopkins Pond covers 33.10 acres (13.40 ha) and contains both Hopkins Pond and Driscoll Pond.
- Pennypacker Park contains the Hadrosaurus Foulkii Leidy Site and is near the Cooper River.
- Wallworth Park contains Evans Pond and Wallworth Pond. Evans Pond is dammed and flows into Wallworth Pond, which is also dammed. Each of these ponds are actually sections of the Cooper River and the early headwaters of the Cooper flow into Evans Pond.
Bodies of water
- Driscoll Pond is located below Hopkins Pond and Hopkins Pond flows into Driscoll. Driscoll Pond is contained by a small wooden dam. Driscoll Pond is part of the Hopkins Pond park.
- Hopkins Pond is contained by a large earthen dam; Hopkins Lane is built atop this earthen dam.
- Evans Pond is part of Wallworth Park and is located directly above Wallworth Lake. A dam separates the two. In the past Evans Pond was deep enough for small boats to sail on.
- Wallworth Lake is below Evans Pond and contained by yet another dam. Wallworth Lake is located in Wallworth Park.
1930-1990 2000 2010
At the 2010 United States Census, there were 11,593 people, 4,436 households, and 3,181 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,104.9 per square mile (1,584.9 /km2). There were 4,634 housing units at an average density of 1,640.8 per square mile (633.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.23% (11,040) White, 1.11% (129) Black or African American, 0.03% (4) Native American, 1.85% (215) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.43% (50) from other races, and 1.34% (155) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 2.14% (248) of the population.
There were 4,436 households, of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the borough, 27.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.9 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $112,105 (with a margin of error of +/- $10,416) and the median family income was $129,100 (+/- $16,987). Males had a median income of $92,409 (+/- $10,521) versus $61,272 (+/- $6,669) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $55,955 (+/- $5,275). About 3.8% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there are 11,659 people, 4,496 households, and 3,255 families residing in the borough. The population density is 4,124.7 people per square mile (1,590.7/km²). There are 4,620 housing units at an average density of 1,634.5 per square mile (630.3/km²). The racial makeup of the borough is 96.47% White, 1.27% African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.12% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 1.46% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 4,496 households out of which 35.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.09.
In the borough the population is spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $86,872, and the median income for a family is $103,597. Males have a median income of $73,646 versus $44,968 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $43,170. 2.2% of the population and 1.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.0% of those under the age of 18 and 3.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
The Haddonfield area was occupied by Lenni Lenape Native Americans. The Lenape disappeared from the local area when settlers arrived. Arrowheads and pottery shards have been found by residents by the banks of the Cooper River, hinting that there was a Native American settlement in Haddonfield at one point in time.
Haddonfield was founded by Elizabeth Haddon (1680–1762), whose Quaker father, John Haddon, bought a 500 acres (2.0 km2) tract of land in the English colony of West Jersey to escape religious persecution. Elizabeth set sail alone from Southwark, England to the New World in 1701. Shortly after her arrival, she made a marriage proposal to John Estaugh, a Quaker minister, and they were married in 1702. The town was named for John Haddon, though he never came to the United States.
The Indian King Tavern, built in 1750, played a significant role in the American Revolution. During that war, the New Jersey Legislature met there, avoiding British forces, and in 1777, declared New Jersey to be an independent state. Today the tavern is a state historical site and museum.
Haddonfield is a significant historic paleontology site. In 1838, William Estaugh Hopkins uncovered large bones in a marl pit in which he was digging. Hopkins displayed the bones at his home, Birdwood; and these bones sparked the interest of a visitor, William Foulke. In 1858, Foulke dug from the marl pit the first full skeleton of a dinosaur found in North America, Hadrosaurus foulkii. The skeleton was assembled in 1868 and is still displayed at Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. A 12-foot (3.7 m) replica of "Haddy" stands in the center of town.
In 1875, Haddonfield became the first community to secede from Haddon Township and become a self-governing borough. Haddonfield is noted for its historic homes, quaint shops, and legions of lawyers. As a legal center for southern New Jersey, the town houses the offices of more than 390 attorneys.
Haddonfield is home to the second oldest volunteer fire company in continuous service in the United States. Haddon Fire Company No. 1 was established as Friendship Fire Company on March 8, 1764, by 26 townsmen. Each member was to furnish two leather buckets while the company supplied six ladders and three fire hooks.
The Borough of Haddonfield has been governed under the Walsh Act since 1913, with three commissioners elected in non-partisan May elections every four years. Amongst themselves, the Commissioners select a Mayor and may select a Deputy Mayor. Each Commissioner oversees a Department within the Borough.
As of 2013[update], the borough's commissioners are Mayor Jeffrey S. Kasko (Director of Revenue and Finance), Deputy Mayor John Moscatelli (Director of Public Works) and Neal P. Rochford (Director of Public Affairs and Public Safety), all of whom were elected in May 2013 and serving in office until 2017.
Although the commission is nominally non-partisan, Kasko serves as state Republican Party Committeeman from Camden County and previously served as Haddonfield's Republican Party Chairman and as an aide to Republican Governor Christine Todd Whitman. Moscatelli and Rochford are unaffiliated voters and are not currently involved with local or state Democratic or Republican party activities.
Borough Hall, the home of Haddonfield government, is located at 242 King's Highway East and was built in 1928 by Walter William Sharpley. There are four main offices, including those for the tax assessor, the construction office and the municipal court office. Borough Hall includes a police department, a courtroom, and an auditorium. Its walls are of marble, steel, or plaster, although police station main walls are of steel and cinder block. Haddonfield police write about 8,000 tickets and receive about 300 criminal complaints each year.
In Borough Hall's auditorium are paintings of men who signed the United States Declaration of Independence from New Jersey: Abraham Clark, Francis Hopkinson, Richard Stockton, and John Witherspoon. Some of the paintings are original, other copies.
Weddings have been held in Borough Hall, and while asbestos was being removed from the public library, the upper level of Borough Hall became a temporary library.
Borough Commissioner's meetings are held at Borough Hall every second and fourth Tuesday of the month, usually in the courtroom but sometimes, if there is a large attendance, in the auditorium.
Federal, state and county representation
The seat for New Jersey's First Congressional District is currently vacant, having formerly been represented by Rob Andrews (D, Haddon Heights), who resigned on February 18, 2014. 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 2014-2015 Session, the 6th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by James Beach (D, Voorhees Township) and in the General Assembly by Louis Greenwald (D, Voorhees Township) and Pamela Rosen Lampitt (D, Cherry Hill). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township). The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).
Camden County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders, its seven members chosen at-large in partisan elections to three-year terms office on a staggered basis, with wither two or three seats coming up for election each year. As of 2014[update], Camden County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. (Collingswood, term ends December 31, 2014), Freeholder Deputy Director Edward McDonnell (Pennsauken Township, 2016), Michelle Gentek (Gloucester Township, 2015), Ian K. Leonard (Camden, 2015), Scot N. McCray (Camden, 2014), Jeffrey L. Nash (Cherry Hill, 2015) and Carmen Rodriguez (Merchantville, 2016). Constitutional officers elected countywide are County Clerk Joseph Ripa, Sheriff Charles H. Billingham and Surrogate Patricia Egan "Pat" Jones.
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 9,081 registered voters in Haddonfield, of which 3,268 (36.0%) were registered as Democrats, 2,232 (24.6%) were registered as Republicans and 3,575 (39.4%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 6 voters registered to other parties.
In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 59.4% of the vote here (4,346 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain, who received around 38.2% (2,793 votes), with 7,311 ballots cast among the borough's 8,970 registered voters, for a turnout of 81.5%. In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 54.1% of the vote here (3,946 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W. Bush, who received around 44.7% (3,264 votes), with 7,300 ballots cast among the borough's 8,912 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 81.9.
In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 46.9% of the vote here (2,208 ballots cast), ahead of both Democrat Jon Corzine with 46.6% (2,195 votes) and Independent Chris Daggett with 5.3% (249 votes), with 4,712 ballots cast among the borough's 9,138 registered voters, yielding a 51.6% turnout.
The Haddonfield Public Schools are a comprehensive public school district serving students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. The district serves students from Haddonfield, along with those from Pine Valley and Tavistock who attend the district's schools as part of sending/receiving relationships.
Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Central Elementary School (grades K-5; 310 students), Elizabeth Haddon Elementary School (K-5; 341), J. Fithian Tatem Elementary School (PreK-5; 473), Haddonfield Middle School (6-8; 549) and Haddonfield Memorial High School (9-12; 758).
Haddonfield Memorial High School was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive, during the 2004-05 school year. The school was the 33rd-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 328 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2012 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 11th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed.
Kingsway Learning Center provides special education for students from ages birth to 14 at the Haddonfield campus, which is home to the school's Early Intervention Program and its Elementary Program.
Bancroft is headquartered in Haddonfield and operates an adjacent special education school and neurobehavioral stabilization program. In July 2005, Bancroft began soliciting requests for proposals to purchase its 20-acre (81,000 m2) property, as a precursor to moving from Haddonfield. Bancroft, founded in Haddonfield in 1883 and previously known as Bancroft NeuroHealth, changed its name in 2009.
There are events such as the community sidewalk sale in the summer, and the fall festival in October. The fall festival is an event where community organizations may have booths along Kings Highway and there is scarecrow-making for kids. Haddonfield hosts a weekly farmers' market on Saturdays from May to November. There is also the Haddonfield Crafts & Fine Arts Festival, where a large variety of vendors line the main street. Another event is First Night, a New Year's Eve celebration of the arts, with a variety of performances. There is also a yearly car show that takes place during the second Saturday of September. There are also events such as historic house tours and designer show houses.
Haddonfield has a PATCO Hi-Speedline station that links it to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the west and to the eastern terminus in Lindenwold, NJ, where it is possible to transfer to New Jersey Transit's Philadelphia to Atlantic City bus and rail routes. New Jersey Transit provides local bus service; its 451, 455 and 457 routes all stop at the PATCO station. Haddonfield prides itself in being walkable. Most streets have sidewalks, and due to the small size of the town (2 miles or less from any point in town to any other as the crow flies), it is possible to walk to any part of town.
The Borough presently has a traffic campaign using the slogan Haddonfield Drives 25 promoting the borough's speed limit as 25 mph (40 km/h) for all streets and roadways.
Route 41 (Kings Highway) passes through the center of the borough and intersects CR 561 (Haddon Avenue) at Haddonfield's main business district. I-295 passes through at the southern tip with Exit 31 straddling the border. The New Jersey Turnpike also touches the town boundary, but the closest exit is Interchange 3 in Bellmawr/Runnemede.
- In the movie When Harry Met Sally... (directed by Rob Reiner), Billy Crystal's character, Harry, is from Haddonfield.
- Although the movies in the Halloween franchise are set in fictional Haddonfield, Illinois, Haddonfield, N.J. is in fact the inspiration for the town. Debra Hill, the co-writer of the movie, grew up in Haddonfield, New Jersey.
- A scene in the movie AI takes place in Haddonfield, and captures a shot of a house on Kings Highway. This is the location of the Flesh Fair, a rally of anti-robot activists.
- Photographer Frank Stefanko took two famous album covers for Bruce Springsteen in Haddonfield, Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978) and The River (1980).
Comcast Garden State [cable TV] Channel 19 is a local Government-access television (GATV) cable TV channel for the Borough of Haddonfield and Haddon Township. This content of this channel is shared with several surrounding communities. This is a 'Virtual Television Network', which is made possible to operate with such little effort due to TelVue Virtual Television Networks, which creates virtual television channels where communities can post announcements.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Haddonfield include:
- Brian Boucher (born 1977), NHL goalie.
- Daniel Brière (born 1977), NHL player.
- Andy Breckman (born 1955), film and television writer whose work includes Monk.
- William T. Cahill (1912–1996), Governor of New Jersey from 1970 to 1974.
- Joanna Cassidy (born 1945), actress, born and raised in Haddonfield.
- Edward Drinker Cope (1840–1897), paleontologist and comparative anatomist, lived in Haddonfield to be closer to fossils in nearby marl pits.
- Greg Dobbs (born 1978), MLB player who played for the Philadelphia Phillies.
- Erin Donohue (born 1983), athlete, qualified for U.S. track and field team at 2008 Summer Olympics in the 1500 meters.
- Alfred E. Driscoll (1947–1954) Governor of New Jersey, lived most of his life in historic Birdwood home built by John Estaugh Hopkins on Hopkins Lane.
- Ray Emery (born 1982), NHL goalie.
- Elmer Engstrom (1901–1984), President of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) who led development of television in Camden during the 1930s and until RCA Labs moved to Princeton in 1943.
- Bartholomew J. Eustace (1887–1956), Bishop of Camden from 1938 to 1956.
- Claude Giroux (born 1988), NHL player.
- Dan Gutman (born 1954), author.
- Debra Hill (1950–2005), co-writer and producer of film Halloween which is set in the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois.
- Derian Hatcher (born 1972), NHL player and coach for Philadelphia Flyers.
- Jeff Hornacek (born 1963), NBA player, head coach of Phoenix Suns, lived in Haddonfield while playing for the Philadelphia 76ers.
- Geoff Jenkins (born 1974), former MLB outfielder.
- David Laganella (born 1974), avant-guard classical composer hailed as Philadelphia's best young composer by the American Composers Orchestra.
- Ian Laperrière (born 1974), NHL player for the Philadelphia Flyers.
- Brad Lidge (born 1976), relief pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies.
- Victoria Lombardi (born 1952), better known as Miss Vicki, the former wife of Tiny Tim.
- Matt Maloney (born 1971), NBA player for the Houston Rockets, attended Christ the King and Haddonfield Memorial High School.
- Charlie Manuel (born 1944), former manager of the Philadelphia Phillies.
- Timothy Matlack (1736–1829), American Revolutionary War soldier and engrosser of the United States Declaration of Independence.
- Bob McElwee (born 1935), former on-field football official for 41 years, including 27 years in the National Football League from 1976 to 2003.
- Joel McHale (born 1971), comedian and actor, star of NBC sitcom Community, lived in Haddonfield for two years during elementary school.
- Scott Patterson (born 1958), actor, played Luke on television series Gilmore Girls.
- Chris Pronger (born 1974),NHL player.
- Mike Richards (born 1985),NHL player.
- James Rolfe (filmmaker) (born 1980), creator, The Angry Video Game Nerd
- Tom Sims (born 1950), pioneer and world champion of snowboarding who in 1963 created the "ski board," an early version of the snowboard, in the Middle School's shop room after failing to complete his intended project, a custom skateboard.
- Jason Smith (born 1973), NHL player.
- Steven Spielberg (born 1946), film director, as a child lived in Crystal Terrace, a part of Haddon Township served by the Haddonfield post office.
- Frank Stefanko (born 1946), photographer of rock music subjects including Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith.
- I. F. Stone (1907–1989), author and anti-war activist.
- Margot Thien (born 1971), 1996 Olympic gold medalist in synchronized swimming, also 1994 world champion, 1993 and 1995 World Cup champion, and 1995 Pan American Games champion.
- Kimmo Timonen (born 1975), NHL defenseman for Philadelphia Flyers.
- Eric Weinrich (born 1966), NHL player, lived in Haddonfield while playing for Philadelphia Flyers.
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- Varga, George. "'Frank Stefanko' an exhibit that the Boss is sure to like", The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 12, 2005. Accessed January 24, 2008. "The mostly self-taught photographer, who was married with two young sons, asked Springsteen if he should come to New York. The Boss said he'd prefer to come to Stefanko's home in the sleepy New Jersey town of Haddonfield."
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- us/diocese/bishops/bishop_eustace.html Bishop Bartholomew J. Eustace - 1st Bishop of Camden - 1937-1956, Bishops of Camden. Accessed February 5, 2014. "He returned home to a newly purchased Bishop's Residence on Kings Highway, Haddonfield.... He died at his Haddonfield residence in the early morning of Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1956, at age 69."
- LaGorce, Tammy. "Neighborhood Storytelling", The New York Times, July 13, 2008. Accessed July 29, 2008. "Dan Gutman, 52, of Haddonfield, N.J., and the author of sports-themed books and the "My Weird School" series, with titles like "Mrs. Dole Is Out of Control," for HarperCollins, said he visited up to 60 schools a year to gather material."
- Longsdorf, Amy. "Filmmaker plays it straight for heroic "World Trade Center'", Courier-Post, August 13, 2006. "The idea for the film began with Halloween and Fisher King producer Debra Hill (a Haddonfield native), who initially approached McLoughlin and Jimeno about four years ago."
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- haddonfieldnj.org: Official Borough of Haddonfield website-jointly supporting the community with the Partnership for Haddonfield
- Indian King Tavern Museum
- Academy of Natural Sciences Dinosaur Hall
- Stories of Haddonfield's Past
- Historical Society of Haddonfield
- Preservation Haddonfield
- Haddonfield Civic Association
- Haddonfield Public Schools
- Haddonfield Middle School
- Haddonfield Public Schools's 2012–13 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Data for the Haddonfield Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics
- Haddonfield Memorial High School
- Revolutionary War sites in Haddonfield, with pictures