Deerfield Township, New Jersey
is a township
in Cumberland County
, New Jersey
, United States. It is part of the Vineland
-Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area
for statistical purposes. As of the 2010 United States Census
, the township's population was 3,119,
reflecting an increase of 192 (+6.6%) from the 2,927 counted in the 2000 Census
, which had in turn declined by 6 (-0.2%) from the 2,933 counted in the 1990 Census
Deerfield Township was formed as a precinct on January 19, 1748, and was incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798, as one of New Jersey's initial group of 104 townships. Portions of the township were taken to form Bridgeton Township (March 3, 1845) and Upper Deerfield Township (February 23, 1922). The township was named for Deerfield, Massachusetts.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 16.796 square miles (43.501 km2), including 16.761 square miles (43.411 km2) of land and 0.035 square miles (0.089 km2) of water (0.21%).
Rosenhayn (2010 population of 1,098) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Deerfield Township.
Other unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Carmel and Garton.
Deerfield Township borders Upper Deerfield Township, Fairfield Township, Millville, Vineland, and Salem County.
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