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Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, NJ

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Currently, we are participating with the County Office of Emergency Management to update the
municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The original plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent possible.  If you are interested in learning more about this project, please visit the project website at 
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Welcome to the official municipal website of Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey.

Lawrence Township is located in the central part of southern Cumberland County. It includes an abundance of productive farmland, beautiful natural areas, including streams, lakes and wetlands and the village of Bay Point on the Delaware Bay.  The unincorporated historic village of Cedarville is  the commercial, residential and governmental center of this Township that covers 38.5 sq. miles.

Mayor Elmer Skip Bowman and Township Committeemen Joseph Miletta, Jr, and Deputy Mayor Erwin Sheppard invite you to live, play, learn and do business here.  They welcome the ideas and comments of the residents and property owners. Please use this website to learn more about Lawrence Township and feel free to contact the Township for more information.

Lawrence Township Municipal Contact Information

856-447- 3055
Postal and Street address

PO Box 697

357 Main Street

Cedarville, NJ 08311

Electronic mail
General Township Information: Ruth Dawson, Municipal Clerk
Website changes and information: Tony Stanzione, CDC

This website and its contents are the property of Lawrence Township in Cumberland County, NJ. The Township Committee has final control over the design and content. Design, maintenance, hosting and administration provided by Cumberland Development Corp., the Township's Economic and Community Development consultant in cooperation with Lawrence Township Clerk Ruth Dawson. This website is funded in part by the CDC / Atlantic City Electric Marketing Fund.

Last modified: 08/29/14