Adelphia, New Jersey facts for kids
|Adelphia, New Jersey|
Adelphia as seen from Elton Adelphia Road (CR 524) westbound approaching Wyckoff Mill Road
|Elevation||98 ft (30 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0874260|
Prior to the community adapting its name from the Greek word for 'brotherhood' (adelphia), the area was previously known as Turkey. The only remnants of Turkey happen to lie within the title of a nearby county park, Turkey Swamp Park.
Geography and demographics
The community of Adelphia has a total area of 35.41 km² (22 mi²) and a population of 17,000 (est.) people. The area is composed of various portions of Howell Township, New Jersey, and reaches into portions of Colts Neck Township, Farmingdale, and Freehold Township.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Adelphia has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
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