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Kirkwood, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Camden
Township Vorhees
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 877593

Kirkwood is an unincorporated community located within Voorhees Township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. Kirkwood once had a post office assigned United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08043. The ZIP Code has been reassigned to a post office named Voorhees that serves the entire township. Kirkwood is still a valid city name for mailing purposes.

Kirkwood developed as a bungalow community of homes near Kirkwood Lake, an impoundment of the Cooper River. Residents of nearby Philadelphia and Camden enjoyed Kirkwood as a summer escape from the cities, and many Kirkwood homes were originally built as vacation homes.

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08043 was 28,126.


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