Woodcrest, New Jersey

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Woodcrest, New Jersey
Woodcrest is located in Camden County, New Jersey
Location in Camden County (Inset: Camden County in New Jersey)
Coordinates: 39°52′20″N 74°59′55″W / 39.87222°N 74.99861°W / 39.87222; -74.99861
Country United States
State New Jersey
TownshipCherry Hill
Year development began1955
21 m (69 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)856
GNIS feature ID881919[1]

Woodcrest is a neighborhood located within Cherry Hill in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. The area dates back to the 1950s and is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Cherry Hill.[2] It was developed by Morris and Harold Sarshik.[3]


Originally a farming community, Woodcrest has a large amount of residential and commercial areas. Residential development began in 1955.[4] Transportation includes several major roads in the area, including County Route 561 (Haddonfield-Berlin Road). Interstate 295 briefly runs through Woodcrest, having an interchange with County Route 561 and another at the Woodcrest Station on the PATCO Speedline. Woodcrest Country Club is a private golf course located on County Route 544 (Evesham Road). Woodcrest Swim Club is a private swim club that opened in 1957.[5] Woodcrest Elementary School was established the following year.

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodcrest, New Jersey
  2. ^ Mike Mathis (1999). Cherry Hill: New Jersey. Arcadia Publishing. p. 20. ISBN 0-7385-0193-X.
  3. ^ "From Farm to Tract To Neighborhood". The New York Times. September 22, 2002. Retrieved December 2, 2011.
  4. ^ "Cherry Hill Turns 50". NJ.com. November 1, 2011. Retrieved March 5, 2012.
  5. ^ Karen Auerbach (August 13, 1997). "Kenneth Disken, 86, Dancer And Ex-vaudeville Performer". Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved August 21, 2011.

Coordinates: 39°52′20″N 74°59′55″W / 39.87222°N 74.99861°W / 39.87222; -74.99861