Pennsauken Township, New Jersey

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Pennsauken Township, New Jersey
Township of Pennsauken
Burrough-Dover House
Motto(s): 
A Great Place to Grow, Dream and Prosper!
Pennsauken Township highlighted in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County in the State of New Jersey.
Pennsauken Township highlighted in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Pennsauken Township, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Pennsauken Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 39°58′06″N 75°03′29″W / 39.968392°N 75.057942°W / 39.968392; -75.057942Coordinates: 39°58′06″N 75°03′29″W / 39.968392°N 75.057942°W / 39.968392; -75.057942[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyCamden
IncorporatedFebruary 18, 1892
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • BodyTownship Committee
Area
 • Total12.082 sq mi (31.291 km2)
 • Land10.435 sq mi (27.027 km2)
 • Water1.647 sq mi (4.264 km2)  13.63%
Area rank192nd of 566 in state
5th of 37 in county[1]
Elevation89 ft (27 m)
Population
 • Total35,885
 • Estimate 
(2016)
35,908
 • Rank65th of 566 in state
5th of 37 in county[6]
 • Density3,438.9/sq mi (1,327.8/km2)
 • Density rank187th of 566 in state
23rd of 37 in county[6]
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP codes
08109-08110[7][8]
Area code[9]856
FIPS code3400757660[1][10][11]
GNIS feature ID0882157[1][12]
Websitewww.twp.pennsauken.nj.us

Pennsauken is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. It is a suburb of Philadelphia which is across the Delaware River. They are connected by the Betsy Ross Bridge.

The township includes Petty's Island, a 392-acre (1.59 km2) island in the Delaware River.

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