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Burlington County History and Genealogy: Burlington County Web Resources

This guide will help you become familiar with the wealth of resources for researching local history and family in Burlington County.


Founded in 1694, Burlington County was part of the land settled by the original West Jersey Proprietors. The county's strategic location along the Delaware River and its position across the whole state of New Jersey, "from river to ocean," provided an early haven to diverse populations - Native American, Quaker, Methodist, indentured servant, freeman, farmer, and more.

Indexes to Historical Burlington County Newspapers

These indexes offer researchers a number of opportunities! 

Citations are added everyday by BCLS staff and volunteers, so don't forget to search them frequently!

Burlington County on the Web

The following websites will help you familiarize yourself with Burlington County.

Maps and Townships online

These map sites will help you place your ancestors in Burlington County.

BurlCo Families and Personalities


These sites contain family trees and information regarding some of the old, familiar families and surnames of BurlCo.

Reference Department

Amelia X
Burlington County Library
5 Pioneer Boulevard
Westampton, NJ 08060
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