Dennisville, New Jersey

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Dennisville, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Dennisville is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
Location in Cape May County (Inset: Cape May County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 39°11′35″N 74°49′31″W / 39.19306°N 74.82528°W / 39.19306; -74.82528Coordinates: 39°11′35″N 74°49′31″W / 39.19306°N 74.82528°W / 39.19306; -74.82528
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Cape May
Township Dennis
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
ZIP code 08270
GNIS feature ID 0875895[1]
James House on Main Street in the Dennisville Historic District

Dennisville is an unincorporated community located within Dennis Township, in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its postal ZIP Code is 08210.

Dennisville is on the south side of Dennis Creek and is the most important community within Dennis Township. The main transportation artery is New Jersey Route 47 (Delsea Drive). Dennisville was founded in 1726 by Anthony Ludlam.[2] The first post office in the area was Dennis Creek, established September 7, 1802, with Jeremiah Johnson as first postmaster. The name was changed to Dennisville in 1854.[3]

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United Methodist Church on Main Street


  1. ^ "Dennisville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  2. ^ Cape May County: Dennisville, Accessed September 8, 2007.
  3. ^ New Jersey Postal History: The Post Offices and First Postmasters, 1776–1976, p. 51. (1977) Kay, John L. and Smith, Chester M., Jr., Lawrence, Massachusetts: Quarterman Publications, Inc. ISBN 0-88000-095-3

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