Leesburg is an unincorporated community within Maurice River Township in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 08327.
As of the
2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08327 was 2,666.
Bayside State Prison is located in Leesburg. [2 ] In 1988 the prison was renamed to "Bayside State Prison" from "Leesburg State Prison." Some Leesburg residents stated dissatisfaction with the renaming since it was the only widely known aspect of the Leesburg community. [3 ] [4 ]
Notable people [ edit ]
Notable current and former residents of Leesburg include:
References [ edit ]
^ "Leesburg". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey . Retrieved 2012-10-06.
^ " Bayside State Prison." New Jersey Department of Corrections. Retrieved on September 27, 2011. "4293 RT. 47 LEESBURG, NEW JERSEY 08327"
^ " Maurice River township, Cumberland County, New Jersey." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 27, 2011.
^ Razler, David M. " TO LEESBURG, BAYSIDE PRISON NAME'S THE GAME." . December 1, 1988. Retrieved on September 27, 2011. "Leesburg residents say they're unhappy with the change - since it takes away from them the only thing that makes their community famous." Press of Atlantic City
^ Thomas Lee, . Accessed October 17, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
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