Kirkwood, New Jersey

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Kirkwood, New Jersey
Kirkwood is located in Camden County, New Jersey
Kirkwood
Kirkwood
Location in Camden County (Inset: Location of Camden County in New Jersey)
Kirkwood is located in New Jersey
Kirkwood
Kirkwood
Kirkwood (New Jersey)
Kirkwood is located in the United States
Kirkwood
Kirkwood
Kirkwood (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°49′52″N 74°59′29″W / 39.83111°N 74.99139°W / 39.83111; -74.99139Coordinates: 39°49′52″N 74°59′29″W / 39.83111°N 74.99139°W / 39.83111; -74.99139
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyCamden
TownshipVoorhees
Elevation
21 m (69 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID877593[1]

Kirkwood is an unincorporated community located within Voorhees Township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.[2] Kirkwood once had a post office assigned United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08043. The ZIP Code has been reassigned to a post office named Voorhees that serves the entire township. Kirkwood is still a valid city name for mailing purposes.

Kirkwood developed as a bungalow community of homes near Kirkwood Lake, an impoundment of the Cooper River. Residents of nearby Philadelphia and Camden enjoyed Kirkwood as a summer escape from the cities, and many Kirkwood homes were originally Sears-Roebuck catalogue houses built as vacation homes. Most of the early homes were built in the 1915-1925 period.

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08043 was 28,126.

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