Kresson, New Jersey

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Kresson, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Kresson is located in Camden County, New Jersey
Kresson
Kresson
Location in Camden County (Inset: Camden County in New Jersey)
Kresson is located in New Jersey
Kresson
Kresson
Kresson (New Jersey)
Kresson is located in the US
Kresson
Kresson
Kresson (the US)
Coordinates: 39°51′27″N 74°55′17″W / 39.85750°N 74.92139°W / 39.85750; -74.92139Coordinates: 39°51′27″N 74°55′17″W / 39.85750°N 74.92139°W / 39.85750; -74.92139
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyCamden
TownshipVoorhees
Named forGeorge Kress
Elevation27 m (89 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID877613[1]

Kresson (formerly known as Milford) is an unincorporated community located within Voorhees Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.[2] The community was named for George Kress, who ran a local general store.[3] Kresson Golf Course is a public golf course located in the area, near Route 73 and Kresson Lake.

In the area of Kresson is Kresson Elementary School, one of four elementary schools in the township. Kresson has over 300 students.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kresson, New Jersey
  2. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed June 9, 2016.
  3. ^ Colimore, Edward. "Voorhees hears concerns over medical center plan The mayor envisions a Route 73 business corridor. Others fear congestion.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 2004. Accessed November 18, 2014. "The 84-acre tract, broken up by a handful of houses, had been a green oasis in the township's sleepy Kresson section, named after George Kress, who ran a general store in the early 1900s."