Southampton Township municipal offices are located at 5 Retreat Road, Vincentown NJ 08088; phone: 609-859-2736. The Vincentown post office is located at 1813 Route 206, Vincentown NJ 08088.
The township was incorporated in 1845 and for a very brief time was known as Coaxen Township. The core of the township is historic Vincentown Village whose residents make-up less than 10% of the township's population which totals approximately 11,000 people. More than 30% of Southampton's population is age 65 or older. Leisuretown, an active adult (55-plus) community, is by far the largest residential neighborhood in the township.