Mount Laurel Township
Mount Laurel Town Hall is located at 100 Mount Laurel Road, Mount Laurel NJ 08054; phone: 856-234-0001.
The Mount Laurel Library is located at 100 Walt Whitman Avenue, Mount Laurel New Jersey 08054; phone: 856-234-7319.
The Mount Laurel Post Office is located at 200 Walt Whitman Avenue, Mount Laurel NJ 08054; phone: 800-235-8777.
The township is governed by a manager and 5 council members. A mayor and deputy mayor are appointed by council.
One of the earliest families to settle in the area was that of William Evans, who brought his wife and children here, from Wales, in 1682. The village of Mount Laurel was established in the early 19th century, near the original William Evans homestead established more than a century earlier. A post office was established at the General Store in 1849. Mount Laurel was incorporated in 1872.