Mount Laurel, NJ

Mount Laurel is a city in the state of new-jersey with a population of roughly 41,422. It is in Burlington County, New Jersey the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD core-based statistical areas (CBSA), and the Philadelphia-Reading-Camden, PA-NJ-DE-MD combined statistical area (CSA).Its Zip codes include 08054 .

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Mount Laurel is a borough in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 10,821,[9][10] reflecting an increase of 524 (+5.4%) from the 9,711 counted in the 2000 Census.[11]

The borough was formed on February 11, 1894 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature from portions of Evesham Township and Mount Holly Township.[12] The borough's name is derived from Laurence Hall (now demolished),[13] which was named for a landowner who donated some land for public use. The town grew rapidly as a result of its location between Philadelphia and New York City and became known as "the Garden Borough".

In 1916, Mount Laurel adopted its first zoning ordinance,[14] which designated residential areas and commercial districts. The borough has since expanded its zoning ordinances to include industrial areas and other specialized uses. Today, Mount Laurel maintains a highly diversified economy with significant concentrations of business activity in health care services and technology-related industries.

Mount Laurel is home to two universities: Rowan University (which has campuses in both Mount Laurel and Glassboro) and Burlington County College (BCC). There are also several private schools located within the borough including Saint Joseph's Preparatory School (a Catholic school),[15] Friends School of Burlington County (a Quaker school),[16] Timberlane Regional High School,[17][18][19][20][21][22][23] Eastside Regional High School,[24][25], Academy for Academics & Arts [26], Holy Family Catholic Secondary School,[27], Immaculate Conception Regional Middle/High School,[28], Notre Dame de Namur High School,[29], Pine Hill Regional High School,[30],[31],[32],[33],[34],[35],[36]]and South Side Middle/High School.[37].

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