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The population of Merchantville is approximately 3,806 (2006), 3821 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,607 (2000), 1574 (2010).

The amount of land area in Merchantville is 1.559 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Merchantville to Washington DC is 132 miles. The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 24 miles. (as the crow flies)
Merchantville is positioned 39.94 degrees north of the equator and 75.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Merchantville elevation is 82 feet above sea level.
Merchantville per capita income is $25,589 (2000).
Merchantville median income is $$55,000 (2005).

The Merchantville median home price is $203,000 (2005).

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Merchantville location: in southwestern New Jersey between Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Other nearby communities include Pennsauken, Golden Triange, Cherry Hill Mall, Collingswood, Erlton-Ellisburg, Haddonfield, Woodlynne and Oaklyn.

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Merchantville history:

When it was rumored that the railroad was coming through around 1851, much of the farm land was bought up in anticipation of a land boom. Merchantville was created as a borough from portions of Delaware and Stockton townships on 3 March 1874. It was incorporated on 18 May 1874. Later, in 1914, when studies for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge began, the area again began a growth period. The brige opened in 1926 and the borough again had a growth spurt.

Merchantville has many Victorian homes, including the Cattell Tract and The Oaks which are listed in both state and national historic registers. Walking tours of these areas are available from the Merchantville Historical Society.
The incorporation date of Merchantville: 3 March 1874

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