Place:Shiloh, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

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NameShiloh
Alt namesCohanseysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34006745
Shiloahsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34006745
TypeBorough
Coordinates39.458°N 75.297°W
Located inCumberland, New Jersey, United States
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Shiloh is a borough in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Vineland-Millville- Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area for statistical purposes. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 516,[1][2][3] reflecting a decline of 18 (-3.4%) from the 534 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 126 (+30.9%) from the 408 counted in the 1990 Census.

Shiloh was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 9, 1929, from portions of Hopewell Township and Stow Creek Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 16, 1929. It is a dry town, where alcohol cannot be sold, though alcohol is available at the winery in the borough.

History

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The settlement of Shiloh was founded in 1705 by Robert Ayars. He brought over 2,000 people from Rhode Island to be free of religious persecution.

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