Once a part of Salem County, Cumberland County, New Jersey, has made quite a name for itself since it’s separation way back in 1748. This-oft overlooked region, located along the expansive Delaware Bay, has actually twice been named “One of the Best Places to Live in New Jersey by Money Magazine.
The area, which is home to more than 150,000 residents, continues to be boosted by a thriving agricultural business, a staple in which Cumberland County was founded upon. However, additional trades also thrived throughout the rich history of the area, including glass making, food processing, textiles and maritime. Presently, retail and manufacturing have begun to boom alongside the agricultural interests as well.
Steeped in history, Cumberland County’s Port Norris was once known as “The Oyster Capital of the World”, and is still home to an abundance of natural resources and unspoiled scenery.
Home to three diverse ‘cities’ – Bridgeton, Millville and Vineland – the region offers affordable housing with easy access to highways and railways for a quick city commute (Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE are bit a quick jaunt). However, a list of pictuesque towns and villages also dot the Cumberland County landscape.
The combination of all of these assets – residental, commercial and natural alike – make Cumberland County an exceptional home-buying destination. Contact one of our American Dream agents if you’re intetested in seeing property in this “diamond in the roughh” area!