Business View Magazine | August 2019

39 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE AUGUST 2019 T he roots of Washington Township, New Jersey go back to February 17, 1836, when it was incorporated as part of Gloucester County during a meeting held at the Green Tree Tavern, at the corner of Egg Harbor Road and Green Tree Road. Today, the 23-square-mile Township is Gloucester County’s largest municipality and home to more than 48,500 people living in the communities of Turnersville, Hurffville, Grenloch, CrossKeys, Mayfair, Bunker Hill, and Chapel Heights. Washington Township is enjoyed as a great family community with outstanding educational, recreational, and social activities. Considered a medical hub, the Township also boasts a private sector portfolio of excellent retail, professional, and corporate businesses. Washington Township is conveniently sited on the N-S Freeway (State Highway 42) at the beginning of the Atlantic City Expressway, less than 10 minutes away from Interstate Routes 295, 95, 676 and the New Jersey Turnpike. Local train service is available from nearby Woodbury or the Lindenwold High Speed Line which is operated by PATCO. New Jersey Transit bus service is located in Washington Township and serves the surrounding areas. The town is approximately 20 minutes from Philadelphia, and the main hub of AMTRAK. Newark International is about 90 minutes away, New York is two hours, Delaware Memorial Bridge and Commodore Barry Bridge are 40 minutes, and all shore points about 1.5 hours away. In 2017, when Joann Gattinelli was elected as Mayor of Washington Township, one of her first A GREAT FAMILY COMMUNITY WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY