Buddtown, New Jersey

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Buddtown, New Jersey
Ridge Road in Buddtown
Ridge Road in Buddtown
Buddtown is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Location of Buddtown in Burlington County (Inset: Location of county within the state of New Jersey)
Buddtown is located in New Jersey
Buddtown (New Jersey)
Buddtown is located in the United States
Buddtown (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°56′21″N 74°42′11″W / 39.93917°N 74.70306°W / 39.93917; -74.70306Coordinates: 39°56′21″N 74°42′11″W / 39.93917°N 74.70306°W / 39.93917; -74.70306
Country United States
State New Jersey
Elevation46 ft (14 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)609
GNIS feature ID875017[1]

Buddtown is an unincorporated community located within Southampton Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.[2] Located between Vincentown and Pemberton, it is named for Thomas Budd who owned farmland in the area in the 18th century.[3] The area itself contains houses and churches in the community itself and farmland surrounding the settlement.[4] The stream that runs through Buddtown is named Stop the Jade Run supposedly named for the cry made by the owners of a runaway horse, "jade" being an old name for a horse.[3][5]


  1. ^ a b "Buddtown". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed March 14, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Shaw, W.H. (1883). "Southampton Township: Villages & Hamlets - Buddtown". History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey. Woodward and Hageman. The Preservation Commission of Historic Southampton. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  4. ^ Google (September 20, 2015). "Aerial view of Buddtown" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  5. ^ Finneran, Gene. "STOP THE JADE RUN EXPLAINED!". Southampton Township. Retrieved September 20, 2015.