In the heart of the Delaware Valley, located just minutes from Philadelphia, you’ll find the flourishing community of Willingboro, New Jersey. A township abounding in parks and playgrounds, lakes and nature preserves, Willingboro is a true oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of southern New Jersey.
Although the township is often associated with tree-lined avenues and lush greenery, it is more than natural beauty that attracts people to live here. Willingboro is also known as an ethnically diverse and culturally-rich community with great neighborhoods and great neighbors. From luxury apartments located in the new Town Center, to a wide variety of single-family homes, to vibrant senior communities, there’s something for everyone in Willingboro. And for families with school-aged children, Willingboro’s public school system does an outstanding job of educating the township’s children. Each year numerous students from the district are recognized nationally for their achievements in scholastics, as well as sports and the performing arts.
With the goal of making Willingboro the best it could possibly be, an active local government works closely with the many community-based organizations to help continually improve the quality of living for everyone in the area. A new high-tech library is an example of what the community can accomplish by working together. With a vast number of programs for children, adults and seniors, the library as proven to be a valuable asset to the community.
For businesses looking to establish a new site, relocate, or expand, Willingboro offers many opportunities and economic incentives. Willingboro residents enthusiastically welcome the growth and addition of business in the community, as well as provide a pool of highly-motivated and skilled workers with diverse educational backgrounds.
Willingboro’s brand new Town Center is a veritable economic drive for the area. Adjacent to Burlington County College, the Town Center features restaurants, stores, banks, and business offices. In addition, the 259-bed Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County is also located nearby Willingboro’s Town Center Not only does this institution bring many healthcare-related job opportunities to the area, but also residents appreciate not having to travel far for technologically-advanced diagnostic medical treatment services.
Conveniently located at Exit 5 off the New Jersey Turnpike, Willingboro is accessible to major metropolitan areas including Philadelphia, Trenton, New York City and Wilmington, Delaware. In addition to the turnpike, Interstate 295 and Route 130 run through Willingboro, while mass transit options also help make Willingboro and exceptionally convenient location for those who live or work in the township.
With more than 500 acres of open space, it’s no wonder Willingboro is considered by so many an ideal place to live! The township’s extensive park system offers enjoyment fitness and health options for residents of all ages, including tennis courts, miles of bike paths, swimming pools, playgrounds, fish-stocked lakes, basketball courts and an 18-hole golf course. In addition to maintaining the extensive park system, Willingboro’s Recreation and Parks Department also sponsor many events and activities throughout the year. There are various youth sports league, for example, as well as popular annual events including the Jazz and Music Festival at Millcreek Park that typically draws over 3,000 participants each September.
The Kennedy Center - a 177,000 square foot community center – is another source of pride and joy for Willingboro residents. Boasting three gymnasiums, a fitness center, computer labs, a 500-seat auditorium, state of the art senior center, numerous classrooms a cafeteria, an outdoor track and football field and much more the Kennedy Center is truly the hub of activity for a very and involved community.
For all these reasons and many, many more, we’re confident you’ll discover Willingboro is a uniquely special place to live, work and play.