About East Greenwich Township
The Township of East Greenwich is a residential and farming community located in the western part of Gloucester County, New Jersey.
The Forming of East Greenwich
Created by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 10, 1881, East Greenwich was formed by merging a western portion of Mantua Township and an eastern portion of Greenwich Township.
A Growing Community
From 2000 to 2016 the overall population of East Greenwich rose by an astounding amount. The influx of residents our town received in the past decade or more, has allowed us to build our township around family, friendship, and love.
Zip Code: 08056
Population: 9,555 (2016)
Area: 14.92 mi.