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Wrightstown is a borough in Burlington CountyNew Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 802 reflecting an increase of 54 (+7.2%) from the 748 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 3,095 (-80.5%) from the 3,843 counted in the 1990 CensusWrightstown was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 4, 1918, from portions of New Hanover Township and North Hanover Township, based on the results of a referendum held on March 26, 1918.

Geography

Wrightstown is located at 40°02′03″N 74°37′21″W (40.034128,-74.622596). According to the United States Census Bureau, Wrightstown borough had a total area of 1.768 square miles (4.579 km2), all of which was land. The borough borders North Hanover TownshipNew Hanover TownshipPemberton TownshipSpringfield Township, and McGuire AFB and Fort Dix.

The borough is one of 56 South Jersey municipalities that are included within the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, a protected natural area of unique ecology covering 1,100,000 acres (450,000 ha), that has been classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and established by Congress in 1978 as the nation's first National Reserve. Part of the borough is included in the state-designated Pinelands Area, which includes portions of Burlington County, along with areas in AtlanticCamdenCape MayCumberlandGloucester and Ocean counties.

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