Cape May County

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Cape May County Towns

Avalon

Cape May

Cape May Point

Dennis Township
(Dennisville, Ocean View, South Dennis, South Seaville)

Lower Township
(Diamond Beach, Erma, North Cape May, Villas)

Middle Township
(Cape May Court House, Goshen, Green Creek,
Rio Grande, Whiteboro-Burleigh)

North Wildwood

Ocean City

Sea Isle City

Stone Harbor

Upper Township
(Beesleys Point, Marmora, Strathmere, Tuckahoe)

West Cape May

West Wildwood

Wildwood

Wildwood Crest

Woodbine

 

Education

College and Universities in Cape May County

Atlantic Cape Community College
341 Court House-South Dennis Road
Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210
609-463-4774

 

Library

Cape May County Library
30 Mechanic Street-CMCH
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-463-6340

 

 

Government

Cape May County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Freeholders are the center of the legislative and administrative resonsibility in Cape May County.

These are the administrative offices:

Public Information
Administration Building
4 Moore Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-1065

Serves as the public information center for county government departments and agencies.

County Administrator
Administration Building
4 Moore Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-1065

Responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of the county departments and their divisions and projects.

Clerk of the Board
7 N. Main Street
Cape May Court House NJ 08210-5000
609-465-1010

Responsible for the adminstrative and supervisory functions of the board of freeholders.

Prosecutor
4 Moore Road
DN-110, Central Mail Room
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

The county's chief law enforcement officer.

County Counsel
Administration & Records Building
Court St.
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-285-8060

Manages all legal matters for the county, and represents the county in litigation.

Cape May County Sheriff's Office
4 Moore Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-465-1233

Responsible for providing highly technical and specialized services to local law enforcement agencies.


Parks

Parks

Cape May County Park Central
Located on Route 9 East
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
609-465-5271

Cape May County Park Central is over 200 acres (including a zoo)  with many forested areas maintained in their natural state.   Within the park, you will find picnic areas, walk/bike paths, fishing ponds,  picnic shelters, a disc golf course, playgrounds & more.  Located on the East side of Route 9 are tennis courts and a baseball field.

Richard M Cameron Wildlife Sanctuary
1099 Route 9 South
Palermo, NJ 08223
609-886-6273

Encompasses a variety of habitats, including deciduous woodlands, lakes, & wetlands, crossed by easy dirt & paved walking trails.  No picnicking is allowed within the park, but a scenic picnic area is located right outside of the park's fence. Also, there are gazebos and benches throughout the park.  White-tailed deer wander through the park, as well of a variety of birds. 
Here, you can have close encounters with a variety of wildlife in a very serene atmosphere. Free admission. Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve
130 Bayshore Road
Del Haven, NJ 08251
609-886-6273

The Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve is the largest of the county's three parks, 
consisting with more than 1,700 acres.  Most of the park is wetlands, providing habitat to diverse plant & animal life located in the Delaware Bay Estuary.
The developed portion of the park consists of approximately 10 acres, which include: A soccer field, 2 basketball courts, barbeque grills, picnic shelters, & a playground. Free admission. Open daily; 9:00 a.m. to dusk.

 

 

 

Sports & Recreation

 

  • chfront Waterparks
    3501 Boardwalk
    Wildwood, NJ 08260
    609-522-3900

    Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront waterparks.

  • Wildwood Sea-Do
    1115 Route 9 South
    Cape May, NJ 08210
    609-463-3600

    Waverunner rentals

Camping

  • Beachcomber Camping Resort
    462 Seashore Road
    Cape May, NJ 08210
    609-886-6035

  • Holly Shores Camp and Resort
    491 Route 9
    Cape May, NJ 08210
    609-886-1234

  • Lake Laurie Campground
    669 Route 9
    Cape May, NJ 08210
    609-884-3567

  • Seashore Campsites
    720 Seashore Road
    Cape May, NJ 08210
    609-884-4010

Golf

  • Avalon Golf Club
    1510 Route 9
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
    609-465-4389

  • BL England Recreation Center and Golf
    900 North Shore Road
    Beesleys, NJ 08223
    609-390-0432

  • Cape May National Golf Club
    Route 9 and Florence Avenue
    Cape May, NJ 08204
    609-884-1563

  • Cape May Par 3 and Driving Range
    29 Fulling Mill Road
    Rio Grande, NJ
    609-889-2600

  • Swainton Golf Course
    1765 Route 9 North
    Swainton, NJ 08210
    609-465-3555

  • Ocean City Golf Course
    26th & Bay Ave
    Ocean City, NJ 08226
    609-399-1315

  • Ponderlodge
    7 Shawmont Avenue
    Villas, NJ 08251
    609-886-8065

  • Stone Harbor Golf Club
    Route 9 North
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
    609-465-9270

  • Wildwood Golf & Country Club
    1170 Golf Club Road
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
    609-465-7823


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Visitor Center

Cape May County Department of Tourism
Cape May Court House
Cape May, NJ 08210
609-463-6415

 

 

 

 

 


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