Place:Absecon, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States


Alt namesAbsecomsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34000042
Absecombesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS34000042
Coordinates39.43°N 74.504°W
Located inAtlantic, New Jersey, United States
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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.

The current 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. Then on March 24, 1902, the City of Absecon replaced the town.

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