Somers Point

Somers Point is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. The City of Somers Point is in the eastern part of Atlantic County, southwest of Atlantic City.

The city was once known as the Somerset Plantation and its settlement started around 1693. The Somers Mansion, with a commanding view of Somers Point’s harbor, was built in 1725. The city was designated as a port of entry in 1791 and remained one until 1915. Somers Point was incorporated as a city on April 9, 1902, from all of Somers Point borough and additional portions of Egg Harbor Township.

Students in grades K – 8 are served by the Somers Point Public Schools. Schools in the district are New York Avenue School with 81 students in pre-school, Dawes Avenue School with 400 students in grades K-6 and Jordan Road Middle School with 611 students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Students in public school for grades 9 – 12 attend the Mainland Regional High School, and which serves students from Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point. The high school is located in Linwood.

source: wikipedia.org


 

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