PUBLIC NOTICE: Please be advised that it has been brought to our attention that web sites have been created using the name of “Woolwich Township” and may include pictures of public property and the Official Seal of the Township. You should be aware these sites are not official sites, and the Township of Woolwich and its elected officials are not responsible for the content of unofficial sites and do not necessarily endorse any factual statements or opinions which may appear there. If you have any questions, please contact Jane DiBella, Administrator/Clerk at 856-467-2666 x3101.
2014/2015 Property Tax Bills do not include a credit for the Homestead Benefit. As of July 23rd there has been no final decision regarding the Homestead Benefit by the State of New Jersey. Please visit http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml or call 888.238.1233 between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for the latest information. For information about the Property Tax Reimbursement, more commonly known as the Senior Freeze, please call 800.882.6597 between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays or visit http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/buffer.shtml for details.
Woolwich Township is a township in Gloucester County, New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 10,200, reflecting an increase of 7,168 (+236.4%) from the 3,032 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,573 (+107.8%) from the 1,459 counted in the 1990 Census.
Woolwich was formed by Royal charter on March 7, 1767, from portions of Greenwich Township, and was incorporated as one of New Jersey's initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to form Franklin Township (January 27, 1820), Spicer Township (March 13, 1844, now known as Harrison Township) West Woolwich Township (March 7, 1877, now known as Logan Township) and Swedesboro (April 9, 1902).
Woolwich Township is undertaking a project which will result in an Open Space and Recreation plan, setting goals and timelines for community needs including passive and active recreation, trail systems, waterway access, and will develop a timeline and suggestions for best possible land uses throughout the Township to meet these goals.
PLEASE CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO ACCESS THE FINAL VERSION OF THE OPEN SPACE AND RECREATION PLAN: