Place:Waterford, Camden, New Jersey, United States

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NameWaterford
Alt namesWaterfordsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inCamden, New Jersey, United States
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Waterford Township is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 10,649,[1][2][3] reflecting an increase of 155 (+1.5%) from the 10,494 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 446 (-4.1%) from the 10,940 counted in the 1990 Census.

Waterford Township was originally created by Royal charter on June 1, 1695, while the area was still part of Gloucester County. The township was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. On March 13, 1844, Waterford Township became one of the original townships in the newly created Camden County. Portions of the township were taken over the years to form Delaware Township (on February 28, 1844, now Cherry Hill Township), Chesilhurst (November 26, 1887), Voorhees Township (March 1, 1899) and Berlin Township (March 11, 1910).

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