Gloucester City is located in Camden County, New Jersey and is 2.8 squares miles in area. The City is home to over 11,400 residents and is located in the 1st Congressional District and is part of the 5th Legislative District of New Jersey.
Gloucester City was first settled in 1623 by the Dutch and was original named Fort Nassau.
The City is centrally located next to the Walt Whitman Bridge which permits Interstate 76 through the northern end, also Route 130 extends through the eastern side and the western edge travels along the Delaware River Waterfront. The southern end of the City has access to several highways such as Route 295, Route 47 and Route 45 via two circles interchanges in neighboring Brooklawn. The municipality borders Brooklawn, Bellmawr, Camden, Haddon Township and Mount Ephriam in addition to bordering Gloucester County.