Green Creek, New Jersey

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Green Creek, New Jersey
Store on Delsea Drive
Store on Delsea Drive
Green Creek is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
Green Creek
Green Creek
Green Creek's location in Cape May County (Inset: Cape May County in New Jersey)
Green Creek is located in New Jersey
Green Creek
Green Creek
Green Creek (New Jersey)
Green Creek is located in the US
Green Creek
Green Creek
Green Creek (the US)
Coordinates: 39°02′46″N 74°54′05″W / 39.04611°N 74.90139°W / 39.04611; -74.90139Coordinates: 39°02′46″N 74°54′05″W / 39.04611°N 74.90139°W / 39.04611; -74.90139
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyCape May
TownshipMiddle
Elevation4 m (13 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
08219
Area code(s)609
FIPS code34-34009
GNIS feature ID876776[1]
Other nameGreencreek[1]
[2]

Green Creek is an unincorporated community located within Middle Township, in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.[3] It is located on Route 47 (Delsea Drive). It is a very low-lying area with a highest elevation of just above 20 feet (6.1 m). The community is located about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Rio Grande and about 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Delaware Bay. It is mostly residential with areas of agriculture and commerce along the main road, Delsea Drive (Route 47). The United States Postal Service ZIP Code is 08219.[2]

Geography[edit]

Green Creek is located at 39°02′46″N 74°54′05″W / 39.046224°N 74.901283°W / 39.046224; -74.901283 (39.046224, -74.901283).[1] It lies 13 feet (4 m) above sea level.

Environment[edit]

Aside from residential usage, Green Creek comprises a mixture of broad-leaf woodland and salt marsh. There is an area of protected dry grassland part of the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, located off Burleigh Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Green Creek, New Jersey. Accessed 2008-05-31.
  2. ^ a b ZIP Code Lookup. Accessed 2008-05-31.
  3. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.