Welcome to Woodlynne

Woodlynne is a borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. First settled in 1681, a property owned by Mark Newbie was called Lynnewood, named for the linden trees in the area. The name was changed from Lynnewood to Woodlynne in 1892, due to conflicts with the name of another municipality.

Woodlynne Amusement Park, which encompassed Woodlynne Lake (no longer in existence), operated between the years 1895 and 1914 in the area that now comprises the town of Woodlynne. The New Camden Land Improvement Company commissioned the creation of Woodlynne Amusement Park on the estate of Charles M. Cooper in 1892. A fire destroyed the park in 1914. The roller coaster that once stood in Woodlynne Amusement Park now resides in Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World Waterpark in Clementon. Homes built over the old lake tend to flood in the basements during heavy rainstorms.

The Camden and Suburban Railway Company, formed in 1896, established a housing development in a section of Woodlynne Amusement Park, which contributed to its incorporation as Woodlynne Borough in 1901.

Announcements

Protect Yourself Against Mosquitos

Tips from the Camden County Mosquito Commission You are the first line of defense against mosquitoes in your yard this spring and summer. Camden County’s Mosquito Commission does spraying on public roads throughout the County during the breeding season to knock down...

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Borough Newsletter

July 2018

Woodlynne has a new website! Have a look around! You can grab a paper copy of our newsletter at the Tax Office...

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Woodlynne at the Turn of the Century