Overview of Edgewater Park
The township of Edgewater Park is located in southwest New Jersey, approximately one mile south of Bensalem and 19 miles northeast of Philadelphia. The town is in Burlington County and considered part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Edgewater Park apartments for rent can easily be found across the roughly three square miles of land and offer attractive options for joining the growing population of more than 7,880 people.
The neighborhood is positioned along the Delaware River, which divides New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The New Jersey Turnpike is located just outside of town and Philadelphia International Airport is roughly 27 miles southwest.
Living in Edgewater Park, NJ
The township of Edgewater Park was formed from portions of what today is Delanco Township. It was officially incorporated as a township on February 12, 1880. Today, Edgewater Park is known as a small, but particularly family-friendly, community. According to the township website, many of the town's families have lived there for a number of generations. Edgewater Park also boasts a great diversity of residents, ranging from young couples and families to seniors.
Edgewater Park established a Live Where You Work program designed to encourage its family-centered community to remain that way by living and working close to home.
Edgewater Park Attractions and Special Events
Residents living in Edgewater Park apartments have numerous attractions to enjoy. For a taste of the town's past, people can pay a visit to local historic sites like the Alice Paul Birthplace and Pennsbury Manor. Due to Edgewater's prime location, residents and visitors can also enjoy all the attractions that Philadelphia has to offer. Rich in national history, Philadelphia puts the Independence National Historical Park at Edgewater's disposal. Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall are all encompassed within the historical park.
For close encounters with nature, residents can head to the PAWS Farm Nature Center to interact with wildlife and take part in educational activities about nature and farm life.
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