Welcome to Elk Township     "The Official Elk Township Website"


Elk Township, primarily known as an agricultural community, is made up of almost 20 square miles at the southern end of Gloucester County.  On many Township roads, visitors can find roadside markets offering the best in Jersey Fresh produce, continuing its great tradition of farming.  Through good planning, Elk Township has been able to maintain a "country" feel to its growth and residential development.   It is easily accessed by major roadways in south Jersey and offers a positive environment for business development and expansion.   


The Township Committee Meetings scheduled for July 3, 2014 and for August 19, 2014 have been canceled.

The Planning and Zoning Board meeting for July 16, 2014 has been canceled.

Buck Road Closed for Bridge Repairs

A section of Buck Road will be closed from June 16 for approximately 45 days from County Road 608 to County Road 610.

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Reminder: We Have a New Address!




Application for Park Use


Application for Elk Township Recreation Park and Ina B. Hull Park is now available on the municipal forms page, or you can:


›  Link to Application



An increased number of residential burglaries have been reported to the Elk Township Police Department.  Anyone who observes any type of suspicious activity should do their best to get a license plate number, description of vehicle and description of any suspicious people in the area and call 911 immediately


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  ›  Tax Assessor

  ›  Municipal Clerk

  ›  Tax Collector

  ›  Police Non-emergencies

  ›  Municipal Forms


Elk Township Code Book now online

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    Call 911

Elk Township Farmers grow the best fruits, vegetables, and horticultural products not only in the state but the country.  Most of our stands are closed for the season; however, here is a link to the Harvest Dates chart from the NJDA.  It's a great planning tool for next year.


›  List of Farm Stands throughout Elk Township



Jacob and Leonard Fisler, from Switzerland, who purchased land here in 1791, settled Elk Township.  Elk Township was originally noted for its lumbering business, but at present is known as a farming community, with some of the finest orchards in the country to be found in the area.

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