Overview of Audubon
The borough of Audubon is located in southwest New Jersey, approximately two miles northeast of Gloucester and six miles southeast of Philadelphia. It is situated in Camden County and offers residents a prime location for family-friendly living. Audubon apartments for rent can easily be found across the borough's 1.49 square miles of land and offer attractive options to join the population of more than 8,800 people.
Residents enjoy easy access to many major roads, including Interstates 295, 95 and 76. The nearest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport, which is roughly 20 minutes away by car.
Living in Audubon, NJ
The area in which Audubon is located today was originally inhabited by the Lenni Lenape tribe of Native Americans, who were drawn to the region for its fertile land, diverse natural and heavily wooded settings and numerous streams feeding into the Delaware River, which provided reliable water sources. Audubon received its name after well-known naturalist John James Audubon, who documented the diverse birds in the area. Audubon was officially incorporated as a borough in 1905.
According to the borough website, Audubon has the distinction of being the "Most Patriotic Small Town in America," and many residents have received honor awards from the U.S. government. Residents also enjoy the community's premier athletic legacy, as many of the borough's high school sports programs have received national attention. Audubon prides itself on being a quiet neighborly town with family-focused values. The borough is consistently engaged in both volunteerism and the revitalization of its commercial district.
Audubon Attractions and Special Events
Residents of Audubon apartments have many attractions to enjoy, including numerous historic sites and museums. Notable museums include the Indian King Tavern Museum, the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Museum, Independence Seaport Museum and the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site.
Audubon's natural landscapes allow for a wide array of outdoor recreation activities, including opportunities for camping, hiking, fishing, boating, horseback riding and picnicking at the Fort Washington State Park, Ridley Creek State Park and Rancocas State Park.
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