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Egg Harbor Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 43,323, reflecting an increase of 12,597 (+41.0%) from the 30,726 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 6,182 (+25.2%) from the 24,544 counted in the 1990 Census. Egg Harbor Township was first mentioned as part of Gloucester County in records dating back to March 20, 1693, and at times was called New Weymouth. The township's western boundary was established on May 13, 1761, with the area called Great Egg-Harbour Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Galloway Township, which was established by Royal charter on April 4, 1774. Additional portions were taken to form Weymouth Township on February 12, 1798. On February 21, 1798, the area was incorporated as Egg-Harbour Township. Over the ensuing centuries, portions of the township were taken to create many new municipalities: Hamilton Township on February 5, 1813; Atlantic City on May 1, 1854; Absecon on May 1, 1854; South Atlantic City (now Margate City) on September 7, 1885; Pleasantville on January 10, 1889; Linwood on February 20, 1889; Somers Point on April 24, 1886; Longport on March 7, 1898; Ventnor City on March 17, 1903; and Northfield on March 21, 1905. Great Egg Harbor got its name from Dutch explorer Cornelius Jacobsen Mey. In 1614, Mey came upon the inlet to the Great Egg Harbor River. The meadows were so covered with shorebird and waterfowl eggs that he called it "Eieren Haven" (Egg Harbor).

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Egg Harbor Township, United States. Explore Egg Harbor Township travel guide before you plan your trip here. Egg Harbor Township is located at a short trip away from New York City a major city in United States. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit New York City for its bountiful attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty on your trip to Egg Harbor Township. Also, to reach Egg Harbor Township, you'll have to take a flight to New York City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Egg Harbor Township, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Egg Harbor Township*

  • Pollution Statistics in Egg Harbor Township

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    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Egg Harbor Township: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Egg Harbor Township for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Egg Harbor Township.

    • Burglary and Theft 70 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 70 (High)
    • Attacks 60 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 60 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65 (High)
  • Living in Egg Harbor Township - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 34.38 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.49 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Egg Harbor Township

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Egg Harbor Township

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.67 USD

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