Mount Laurel Today


 Housing

Today, Mount Laurel is a town of more than 40,000 people. That means that Mount Laurel residents would take up well over half of the 67,000 seats in Lincoln Financial Field, where the Eagles play.

Lincoln Financial Field

 

 People in Mount Laurel live in all different kinds of homes.


 Transportation

We learned that the Rancocas Creek, Lenape foot trails, the Moorestown-Mount Holly Turnpike and the Camden-Burlington Railroad Line helped early settlers to travel in our area. Now, the township of Mount Laurel has many modern roads and highways helping people to get from place to place. Four major highways that run through our town are:

New Jersey Turnpike

Routes 38 and 73

Interstate 295


Mount Laurel Township Government

The type of government that has been formed in Mount Laurel is the Council-Manager Plan. A town council of 5 people is elected by the citizens of Mount Laurel. The council picks one of the five people to be the mayor.

The council also chooses a township manager who is in charge of making sure the township departments run smoothly and provide services to the citizens of Mount Laurel.


 Services

Mount Laurel Township provides many services for its citizens.

Mount Laurel Post Office

 

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