Welcome to Moorestown

A desirable neighborhood in South Jersey that truly embraces its history and close community.

Key Details


welcoming community, historical town, tree-lined main street


Commute Times
Center City Philadelphia, PA 46m by train, 24m by car
University of Pennsylvania 25m by car
30th St. Station 24m by car
Atlantic City, NJ 60m by car
East to West Rte. 38. to Tom Brown Rd.
North to South Creek Rd. to Rte. 38
Nearby Neighborhoods Cinnaminson, Delran, Willingboro, Mount Laurel, Maple Shade

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A Philadelphia suburb that is filled with history.

Homes were first built in Moorestown around 1682, when this neighborhood was known to be a part of Chester Township. Since then, Moorestown has evolved to become a highly-coveted area in South Jersey. It offers an excellent location, as residents can easily access both Philadelphia and the Jersey Shore. Residents of Moorestown also have access to dozens of fantastic restaurants, grocery stores and local small businesses that lend to a classic small town feel with close proximity to the hustle and bustle of neighboring towns.

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What to expect:
A prestigious neighborhood offering top-rated public/private schools and exciting community events.

From its highly coveted local restaurants to its great public school system, this town boasts excellence. Moorestown Township Public School (MTPS) is a top-rated public. In addition to its well-known public school system, residents also have the opportunity to send their children to Moorestown Friends School—a coveted private Quaker school educating students from pre-k through high school. In addition to great schools, residents also have the opportunity to be involved in local town events like Daffodil Day to welcome the spring, Moorestown Day and the Main Street Candlelight Stroll, which is a fun community kickoff to the winter holiday season.

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The lifestyle:
Welcoming community that hosts events.

Moorestown has a welcoming community that hosts various seasonal events. Be a part of the annual Halloween Parade or ring in the holiday season with the Main Street Candlelight Stroll. Residents looking to support small business can shop the weekly pop-up stores in the Moorestown Mall, which are coined with the phrase “Here today, gone Sunday” or they can visit any of the fantastic local restaurants that host Restaurant Week events in the spring. Whatever you decide to participate in, there is always a community event to enjoy!

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Unexpected appeal:
Large outdoor parks and trails.

Moorestown is surrounded by many popular parks and trails. One of the most popular attractions in this small town is Strawbridge Lake Park, which offers a lake with boat launches, picnic tables and a playground. Other popular outdoor spots include Kendles Run Acres, Frank Fullerton Memorial Park, and Boundary Creek Natural Resource Area. Residents looking to enjoy some physical activity frequent the Jeff Young Park, which features a lighted tennis court that is also framed out for residents to play pickleball, as well as softball fields and a full recreation center with playgrounds designated for little kids and older kids to enjoy.

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The market:
Many mid-century modern residences.

This neighborhood is filled with generously sized historic homes that offer mid-century modern architectural elements. Many of the residences enjoy woodsy outdoor views and ample yard space. Prices tend to vary based on acreage and square footage.

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You'll fall in love with:
The Charm of Downtown Main Street.

This architecturally beautiful and tree-lined street is a charming spot in Moorestown. It is filled with historic homes, local businesses and delicious restaurants. Main Street is the place to go for all residents looking to enjoy locally own small business like Brain Freeze Ice Cream Parlor, a staple for a great sweet treat, and Pie Lady Cafe, which features homemade pastries, amazing coffee and a gourmet breakfast with a homestyle feel. It’s also home to the recently renovated Moorestown Community House that presents various recreational events, and the beautiful Victorian Lady Bed & Breakfast, which has been around since 1868. You’ll never grow tired of visiting this quaint street.

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