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Rancocas, New Jersey
Rancocas Friends Meeting House
Rancocas Friends Meeting House
Rancocas, New Jersey is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey
Location in Burlington County, New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey
Location in New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey is located in the United States
Rancocas, New Jersey
Rancocas, New Jersey
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Westampton
Elevation
18 m (59 ft)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip Code
08073
Area code(s) 609, 640
GNIS feature ID 879606

Rancocas is an unincorporated community located within Westampton Township in Burlington County, New Jersey. The name derives from the Native American word Rankokous. which was used in the name of the Powhatan Lenape Nation Indian Reservation located in Westampton Township. The name was also known as a sub-tribe of the Ancocus. The Reservation was a popular tourist destination for visitors from the Philadelphia area, New York, and local residents, before the Reservation became Rancocas State Park.

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