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Absecon Highlands, New Jersey
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Coordinates: 39°26′33″N 74°28′40″W / 39.44250°N 74.47778°W / 39.44250; -74.47778Coordinates: 39°26′33″N 74°28′40″W / 39.44250°N 74.47778°W / 39.44250; -74.47778
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Atlantic
Township Galloway
Area
 • Total 2.44 sq mi (6.31 km2)
 • Land 1.95 sq mi (5.06 km2)
 • Water 0.48 sq mi (1.25 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
08205 (Absecon)
Area code(s) 609
FIPS code 34-00160
GNIS feature ID 2804146

Absecon Highlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. It is in the eastern part of the county, in southern Galloway Township. It is bordered to the south by the city of Absecon and to the east by Reeds Bay, a tidal water body the connects to the Atlantic Ocean through Broad Creek and Absecon Inlet. The CDP includes the neighborhoods of Absecon Highlands, Seaview Estates, Seaview Park, Conovertown, and Holly Brook.

U.S. Route 9 (New York Road) is the main road through the community; it leads north 7 miles (11 km) to the Garden State Parkway in Port Republic and south through Absecon 4 miles (6 km) to the Atlantic City Expressway in Pleasantville.

The community was first listed as a CDP prior to the 2020 census.

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