Located on the eastern bank of the Delaware River, Pennsville Township is the largest of 15 municipalities in Salem County, New Jersey. This quaint river community of about 14, 000 enjoys the atmosphere of small town living, while providing access to the amenities of larger cities.
Pennsville is ideally located at the eastern foot of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, with access to the New Jersey Turnpike (exit 1) and Interstate Highway 295. Centrally located, Pennsville is 12 miles from Wilmington, DE, 34 Miles from Philadelphia, PA, and only 63 miles from Atlantic City, NJ.
Pennsville was settled around 1640 by Swedish and Finnish immigrants and boasts many historical sites. Several early homes within the Township have been preserved as private residences, six of which are pre-revolutionary, being built between 1726 and 1775. In addition, Pennsville is the home of historical Ft. Mott State Park and the Finn’s Point Lighthouse. We encourage you to come visit us, and hope you will enjoy our town.
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