Chews Landing, New Jersey

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Chews Landing, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Chews Landing is located in Camden County, New Jersey
Chews Landing
Chews Landing
Location in Camden County (Inset: Camden County in New Jersey)
Chews Landing is located in New Jersey
Chews Landing
Chews Landing
Chews Landing (New Jersey)
Chews Landing is located in the US
Chews Landing
Chews Landing
Chews Landing (the US)
Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 75°03′47″W / 39.83333°N 75.06306°W / 39.83333; -75.06306Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 75°03′47″W / 39.83333°N 75.06306°W / 39.83333; -75.06306
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyCamden
TownshipGloucester
Named forJeremiah Chew
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)856
GNIS feature ID882408[1]

Chews Landing (or Chews) is an unincorporated community within Gloucester Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.[2]

Located near the Big Timber Creek, Chews Landing is named after Jeremiah Chew, a revolutionary officer.[3] It is also home to St. John's Episcopal Church and Burying Ground; a historic church that was built in 1880 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chews Landing, New Jersey
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (2007). New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past. US History Publishers. ISBN 1-60354-029-6. Retrieved June 26, 2011.