About Burlington County

Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders 
Bruce D. Garganio, Director
Joseph Howarth, Deputy Director
Aimee Belgard
Joseph Donnelly
Joanne Schwartz

Facts at a Glance

  • Largest county in New Jersey
  • Size: 827 square miles
  • Extends from the Delaware River to the Great Bay on the Atlantic Ocean
  • Centrally located in the Boston to Washington Corridor
  • County Seat: Mt. Holly
  • Form of Government: Board of Chosen Freeholders, five members elected to three-year terms
  • Political Subdivisions: 3 cities, 31 townships and 6 boroughs
  • Population: 450,743
  • County Transportation
  • Highways: Interstate 295 with bridge access to I-95, New Jersey Turnpike with a Pennsylvania Turnpike connector, Garden State Parkway and U.S. Routes 130, 206, 70 and 73.
  • Nearby International Airports: Philadelphia, Newark and Atlantic City
  • County Labor Force
    • Work Force (18-60): 237,187
    • Median Age: 38 years
    • High School Education or Higher: 90%
    • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31%
    • Median Household Income: $71,857
  • Military Bases: Fort Dix and McGuire AFB

Number of Miles to Major Cities from Burlington County

 
Philadelphia, PA

24

New York City, NY

81

Baltimore, MD

124

Harrisburg, PA

136

Washington, D.C.

165

Boston, MA

291

 

See Also:

 
Burlington County

www.co.burlington.nj.us

Burlington County Library System

www.burlco.lib.nj.us

Burlington County High Schools

staff.bcc.edu/mhoffman/hs

New Jersey State Government

www.state.nj.us

US Federal Government

www.fedworld.gov