Place:Absecon, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States

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NameAbsecon
Alt namesAbsecomsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34000042
Absecombesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34000042
TypeCity
Coordinates39.43°N 74.504°W
Located inAtlantic, New Jersey, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Absecon (pronounced ab-SEE-con) is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 8,411,[1][2][3] reflecting an increase of 773 (+10.1%) from the 7,638 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 340 (+4.7%) from the 7,298 counted in the 1990 Census.

What is now the City of Absecon was originally incorporated as a town by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 29, 1872, from portions of Egg Harbor Township and Galloway Township. The City of Absecon was incorporated on March 24, 1902, replacing Absecon town.

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