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Leeds Point, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Atlantic
Township Galloway
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08220
Area code(s) 609
GNIS feature ID 877726

Leeds Point (also known as Leeds) is an unincorporated community located within Galloway Township, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Leeds Point is 5.7 miles (9.2 km) northeast of Absecon. Leeds Point has a post office with ZIP code 08220, which opened on December 18, 1827.

The Jersey Devil was born in Leeds Point, according to one legend about the cryptid. The legend claims that in 1735, the thirteenth child of a Mrs. Leeds from the community was transformed into a demon shortly after its birth.


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