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Dennis Township

Cape May County, New Jersey

Photo: Joseph Falkinburg House, ca. 1805, 922 Delsea Drive, Dennis Township, NJ. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. Photographed by User:Smallbones (own work), 2010, [cc-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed February, 2014.

Dennis Township Photo

Dennis Township municipal offices are located at 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, NJ 08214; 609‑861‑9700.


Beginnings [1]

Dennis Township was formed in 1826. In 1846 the entire township, except for cultivated lands, was covered with oaks, pines and cedars. There were at that time in the township 7 stores, 2 grist mills, 6 saw mills, 4 schools with 205 students, and a total population of 1,350.

  1. John W. Barber and Henry Howe, Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey, S. Tuttle, Publisher, New York, 1846.