Fostertown, New Jersey

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Fostertown, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Fostertown, NJ.jpg
Fostertown is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Fostertown
Fostertown
Fostertown is located in New Jersey
Fostertown
Fostertown
Fostertown is located in the US
Fostertown
Fostertown
Location in Burlington County (Inset: Burlington County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 39°56′34″N 74°49′03″W / 39.94278°N 74.81750°W / 39.94278; -74.81750
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Lumberton
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 609
GNIS feature ID 876429[1]

Fostertown is an unincorporated community located within Lumberton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.[2] The site was founded in 1735 by William Foster where he set up a plantation on modern-day West Bella Bridge Road.[3] The area is largely farmland with some houses and a high-voltage power line dotting the landscape.[4]

Transportation[edit]

County Route 541 is a major road that travels through the center of Fostertown.

The Flying W Airport is south of Fostertown, partially in Lumberton Township and neighboring Medford. The South Jersey Regional Airport is another airport located west of Fostertown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fostertown, New Jersey
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Our History - Lumberton Township". Lumberton Township, New Jersey. Retrieved April 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ Google (April 19, 2017). "Aerial view of Fostertown" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 19, 2017. 

Coordinates: 39°56′34″N 74°49′03″W / 39.94278°N 74.81750°W / 39.94278; -74.81750