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Woodbury

WOODBURY, a city and the county-seat of Gloucester county, New Jersey, U.S.A., in the western part of the state, 9 m. .S. of Philadelphia. Pop. (1900) 4087, including 246 foreign-born and 517 negroes; (1910) 4642. It is served by the West Jersey & Seashore Railroad. Among its public institutions is the Deptford Institute Free Library. There are various manufactures. Woodbury is said to have been settled about 1684; it became the county-seat in 1787. It was chartered as a borough in 1854 and as a city in 1870.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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