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Somers Point, Linwood and Northfield

 

Somers Point, New Jersey 

Somers Point, which was originally known as Somerset Plantation dating back to the late 17th century, is a small bayside community consisting of 4 square miles. It became a borough in 1886. Today it is a thriving city and is the doorway to Ocean City, with its great beaches and fun boardwalk. A new 4 lane bridge is in the works to repair and replace the bridge that links these two cities.  Longport is also linked to Somers Point on its north side....and from there you have access to Atlantic City with its nightlife and casinos, Atlantic City is 7 miles from Somers Point. Somers Point is situated on the Great Egg Harbor Bay (named because of the large number of bird eggs found by early explorers) and because of this location, vacationers and residents can enjoy a variety of water activities.

Boating, fishing and water skiing are the among the favorites. Additional attractions include Kennedy Park overlooking the bay, public boat ramps, boat rentals, docks, excursions etc all along the coast. Most residents and vacationers usually swim in Ocean City which is just across the bridge. However, Somers Point does have a protected beach. Speaking of bridges, there are three bridges that connect Somers Point to other resorts and municipalities.

There are numerous activities for all as Somers Point has great recreational facilities. There are 8 baseball/softball fields, 1 football field, 2 street hockey courts, various basketball and tennis courts and best of all a bicycle path that runs the full length of this city. There are also many other activities to enjoy including 2 theater Playhouses that put on extremely good shows for being amateurs plus there are theaters, movies, shopping and fabulous restaurants. You can check out golf courses in the area plus there are privately owned golf courses, swimming and tennis clubs available to its members in this city.

Somers Point is a year round community and boasts one of the finest school districts in the area. It is home to a great medical community with its center point being Shore Memorial Hospital. Somers Point was recently recognized as one of the "up and coming" places for second homes.

There is also great entertainment throughout the spring and summer season. One of the best is the Bay Fest in the Spring. There are concerts to enjoy on the beach throughout the summer and Good Old Days Picnic in September. The many fine restaurants offer dining, drinking and great music to keep the Point open year ‘round.

These restaurants and nightclubs have promoted the area as a popular, chic residential neighborhood community with fine schools and public services. The Point’s enhanced Historic Bay District has turned the area into a waterfront gem that’s unique to the Jersey Shore and beneficial to both business and residents alike.

While Somers Point continues to grow and change with the times, it still retains the simple grace, classic character and “Small town charm on the bay” that makes it so appealing to residents and visitors alike.

Here is a link for what is happening in Somers Point now! - Somers Point Business Association

Welcome to this great town of Somers Point!

Northfield

Northfield is an active community approximately fifteen minutes from Margate City and Atlantic City . It is home to a variety of businesses featuring shopping, movies, games, restaurants and hotels, plus the Birch Grove Park and Wildlife Zoo and the Castro House and Northfield Museum in this park.

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Northfield is also close to Egg Harbor Township and Mays Landing which lends itself to many golf and nature type activities.

Businesses of all kinds prosper in this town and because of its proximity to Shore Memorial Hospital, Bacharach Rehabilitation Hospital and Atlantic City Medical, there are many doctors and dentists living and practicing throughout the community.

The malls are located very near the border of Northfield. There are national discount warehouses in the area also. Shopping in Linwood is some of the finest as well as the shopping right in Northfield itself.

The casinos and beaches of Atlantic City are just a short drive away and Ocean City is a short drive away.

 It is truly a town that is right in the middle of it all!

Linwood

The City of Linwood is a suburban community located in Atlantic County, New Jersey . The city consists of an area of four square miles lying approximately nine miles to the west of Atlantic City and bounded by the municipalities of Northfield, Egg Harbor Township , and Somers Point.

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Linwood is primarily a residential community with a relatively large proportion of its residents employed in professional services or executive positions in the city and its neighboring municipalities. Many doctors and dentists practice in this fine community.

The city is widely known for African violets grown at Fischer Farms and orchids from Brighton Farms. The Linwood Convalescent Center, one of the largest facilities of its type in the state, is another major contributor to the city's economy.

A short ride will put you in the resort towns with their boardwalks, beaches, additional shopping and historical sites.

 

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