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Red Lion, New Jersey
Looking north along Eayrestown Road approaching Red Lion Road in the center of Red Lion
Looking north along Eayrestown Road approaching Red Lion Road in the center of Red Lion
Red Lion, New Jersey is located in Burlington County, New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey
Location in Burlington County, New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey is located in New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey
Location in New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey is located in the United States
Red Lion, New Jersey
Red Lion, New Jersey
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Southampton
Elevation
62 ft (19 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 879636

Red Lion is an unincorporated community located within Southampton Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.

Red Lion is home to the Red Lion Inn, a diner, and a few houses, all located near the Red Lion Circle, within the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

The name, Red Lion, comes from a story about one of the original settlers, a man by the name of Parks, who battled a mountain lion. The lion's coat turned red from its own blood. Mountain lion and black bear were common in the area before being hunted to extinction.

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