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About Lindenwold


SETTING

Lindenwold is a highly developed Borough of 4.6 square miles located in central Camden County. It is easily accessible by the New Jersey Turnpike and other major highways.

Lindenwold is located at 39°49'6?N, 74°59'27?W (39.818464, -74.990746)GR1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 10.3 km˛ (4.0 mi˛). 10.2 km˛ (3.9 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it (0.76%) is water.

Lindenwold borders Berlin Borough, Berlin Township, Clementon Borough, Gibbsboro, Gloucester Township, Laurel Springs, Pine Hill, Somerdale, Stratford, and Voorhees.

GOVERNMENT:

Local government

Lindenwold is governed by a mayor and a six-member Borough Council. The Mayor is directly elected by the voters to a four-year term of office. The members of the Borough Council are elected to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year.

The Mayor of Lindenwold Borough is Richard E.Roach Jr. Members of the Lindenwold Borough Council are, Ronald Burrows, Bill Dougherty, Wayne Hans , Joseph DiDomenico, Cheryle Randolph-Sharpe and Joseph Strippoli..

Federal, state and county representation

Lindenwold is in the First Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 4th Legislative District.

New Jersey's First Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Camden County and Gloucester County, is represented by Donald Norcross. New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken).

The 4th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Fred H. Madden (D, Turnersville) and in the Assembly by Gabriela M. Mosquera (D) and Paul Moriarty (D, Washington Township, Gloucester County). The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Cristie (R)

Camden County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Camden County's Freeholders are: Louis Cappelli, Jr (Freeholder Director), Edward McDonnell (Freeholder Deputy Director), Ian K. Leonard, Jeffrey L. Nash, Scot N. McCray, Carmen Rodriguez, and Michelle Gentek.

Education

The Lindenwold Public Schools serve students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district are two elementary schools for PreK-4 — Lindenwold School 4 and Lindenwold School 5Lindenwold Middle School for grades 5-8 and Lindenwold High School for grades 9-12.

HOUSING

Single family dwellings and apartment complexes.

UTILITIES

New Jersey American Water Company - 1-800-652-6987
http://www.amwater.com

Atlantic Electric Company 1-800-642-3780
http://www.atlanticcityelectric.com

To report a street light outage. http://www.atlanticcityelectric.com/pages/connectwithus/outages/StreetLightOutage.aspx

South Jersey Gas Company - 1-888-766-9900
http://www.southjerseygas.com

Verizon Telephone Company
1-800-427-9977
http://www.verizon.com/

Comcast Cable
856-354-1660
http://www.comcast.com/

Lindenwold Sewer Utility Billing (Local) - 856-783-2121 Problems - 856-784-4400

Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority - 856-541-3700

TRANSPORTATION

  • Air service from Philadelphia International and Atlantic City Airport.
  • Bus service via NJ Transit Bus Lines.
  • PATCO High Speed Line service to Philadelphia.
  • N.J. Transit train from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
  • Free bus service to local areas for Lindenwold senior citizens/handicapped.

COMMUNITY FACILITIES

  • Public Library in Lindenwold
  • J.F. Kennedy Hospital, Stratford (1 mile)
  • Virtua Hospital, Voorhees (2 miles)
  • Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees (2 miles)
  • County Library, Voorhees NJ

RECREATION

Lindenwold Park which consists of ballfields, concession stand, amphitheater, walking path and tot playground. Within the town are a tennis court, mini parks and basketball courts.