Absecon, Atlantic County, New Jersey

Absecon: City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States


Absecon is a city located in the county of Atlantic in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,411 and a population density of 450 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,789 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1872.

Quick Facts about Absecon

Population : 8,789 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Atlantic County
Phone Area Codes : 609
Area : 18.69 km2
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1872 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:15:34 (27th March 2023)
Postal code : 08201
Density : 470 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.3% (2010-2020)
Absecon locator map
Location of Absecon on New Jersey map.
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Dr. Jonathan Pitney House
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Absecon is located at 39°25'42"N 74°29'45"W (39.4284500, -74.4957100). It has 3 neighbors: Atlantic City, Township of Egg Harbor and Pleasantville.

Absecon map

Absecon has 3 neighbours.


The population of Absecon increased by 4.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,411 - census
2011 8,487 0.9% estimation process
2012 8,462 -0.3% estimation process
2013 8,436 -0.31% estimation process
2014 8,372 -0.76% estimation process
2015 8,279 -1.12% estimation process
2016 8,178 -1.24% estimation process
2017 8,144 -0.42% estimation process
2018 8,393 2.97% estimation process
2019 8,818 4.82% estimation process
2020 8,789 -0.33% estimation process

Absecon zip code is 08201. County name: Atlantic, County fips: 34001

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People born in Absecon (2)

People born in Absecon, including mobster Phil Leonetti, theater historian Cleon Throckmorton, .


Schools in Absecon

College & universities near Absecon, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
430403 Prism Career Institute-West Atlantic City West Atlantic City (NJ) 08232

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Absecon, NJ

Code Name Address Type
ABN Absecon Shore Road and Ohio Ave OTHER
ACY Atlantic City Rail Terminal 1 Atlantic City Expressway OTHER
EGH Egg Harbor City, New Jersey South Philadelphia Ave & Atlantic Ave OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER

Post offices near Absecon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Absecon Post Office Absecon (NJ) 08201

Other cities in Atlantic County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Atlantic County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Atlantic City 37,743 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Pleasantville 20,060 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Hammonton 13,902 Town in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Somers Point 10,153 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Ventnor City 9,895 City in New Jersey
Brigantine 8,577 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Northfield 8,047 City in New Jersey
Linwood 6,635 City in New Jersey
Margate City 5,865 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Buena 4,267 Borough in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Egg Harbor City 4,052 City in New Jersey
Weymouth 2,871 Township of New Jersey
Mays Landing 2,135 Town
Folsom 1,776 Borough of New Jersey, United States
Estell Manor 1,738 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Collings Lakes 1,706 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Absecon distances to largest New Jersey cities