surrounds Ye Greate Street
Open land, woodland
and marshland. Open land farmed - soybeans, corn, tomatoes, and
peppers. Wildlife includes deer, raccoon, opossum, fox,
skunk, turkeys, geese and squirrel. Pests - biting flies in
June and July are greenheads and strawberry flies, followed
by mosquitoes. (The local ballfield is named 'Greenhead
Park') Summers can get quite humid from moisture
from the river and Delaware Bay. Spring and fall are
pleasant. Winters are more influenced by coastal weather
activity migrating northward up the coast from the
Carolinas, rather than weather migrating from the mid-west
Flows on the
eastern border of Greenwich to the Delaware Bay. Deep
enough for barges, sailboats and other river craft.
Located 8 miles from Bridgeton
Population 19,000, county seat, and large
historical district. Closest town to Greenwich that has
chain supermarkets, closest hospital, closest banks.
Bridgeton is 20 minutes from the nearest mall - Vineland,
and 45 minutes to Deptford or Hamilton.
Mostly country and
rural roads, no major highways until you get to Bridgeton,
then mostly one lane each way with no traffic jams.
hour from Wilmington Delaware, Ocean City and Atlantic City
New Jersey or Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
School - K-8 in Bridgeton, 15 minutes away.
Cumberland Christian School - K-12 in Vineland, 25 minutes away.
- 15 minutes away.
Cumberland County Regional - 25 minutes away.
Salem County - 25 minutes away.
Elmer Hospital - 40 minutes away.
Area Web Links
Greenwich New Jersey -
County, New Jersey -
County Historical Society -
NJ a Seaport Town -
- Greenwich Tea Party -
Diary of Philip
Vickers Fithian - Resident of Greenwich - 1766 -
Hancock's Harbor -