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Start Your Mays Landing Home Search Here! Mays Landing in Hamilton Township, Atlantic County is the largest municipality size wise in the entire State of New Jersey. At 115 square miles, Mays Landing is a unique mix of two worlds, pristine pine forests and a thriving suburb. The western three-quarters of the Township is rural protected pine forest . Restrictive measures prevent dense development by Pinelands Commission Regulations preserving large tracts of forested land, pushing development into concentrated high density development areas.
THE COUNTY SEAT
Mays Landing is the governmental hub of Atlantic County. Home to Atlantic County Superior Court, Atlantic County Justice Facility, The Sheriffs Office, and County Clerk. Criminal Court and other major judicial offices are located at the Atlantic County campus located at 4997 Unami Blvd. in Mays Landing. The Criminal Division is responsible for processing and managing all indictable criminal cases involving Atlantic County adult offenders.
ATLANTIC COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office consists of about 100 officers and approximately 35 civilian staff positions. The Sheriff’s Office mission is to protect the lives, property and rights of all people and to maintain order and to enforce the law. In that pursuit, officers conduct community policing and bicycle patrol, as well as traffic safety. The Sheriff’s Office still provides officers for the security of the courts. Officers still serve legal process but now also do traffic enforcement. The Sheriff conducts the auction for foreclosed homes in Atlantic County.
THE GREAT EGG HARBOR RIVER
Hamilton Township’s origins are directly tied to the Great Egg Harbor River. The lower 10 miles, beginning in Mays Landing is navigable to the Great Egg Harbor Bay, leading to the Atlantic Ocean. In 1992, the United States Congress designated 129 miles of the river and its tributaries as the Great Egg Harbor Scenic and Recreational River. The trademark tea-colored river is a part of the National Wild and Scenic River System. It is the longest canoeing river within the Pinelands. It can be paddled for 47 miles up river from New Brooklyn, near Route 536, all the way to Beesley’s Point. The river provides a valuable habitat for abundant water fowl and fish populations. The familiar local icon, the Inn at Sugar Hill Restaurant is waterfront to the river and a favorite area eatery.
MAYS LANDING MATRICULATION
Mays Landing is served by Oahcrest High School, part of the Greater Egg Harbor School District. Schools within Hamilton Township are William Davies Middle School, the George L. Hess Educational Complex and the Shaner School. The Atlantic County Institute of Technology, established in 1974 and located on a campus covering 58 acres, provides vocational instruction to high school students and adults from across Atlantic County. Saint Vincent de Paul Regional School. is a Catholic Elementary School in Mays Landing.
THE HAMILTON MALL
Hamilton Mall is the largest indoor mall in all of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. The mall is the heart of a major commerce center. Over 140 stores and restaurants, an international food court, and Macy’s as an anchor store. Located adjacent to the Atlantic City Expressway and on the Black Horse Pike, the Hamilton Mall is a favorite stop for area shoppers. All told, Mays Landing has over 3 million sq feet of first class retail shopping.
ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Atlantic Cape Community College was the second community college to be established in New Jersey. Originally named Atlantic Community College, the college was renamed in 1999 and serves students from both Atlantic and Cape May Counties. As a publicly funded institution, an affordable two-year educational program is provided with eligible credit transfers to 4-year institutions. The campus is on a natural landscape on 541 scenic acres. The College has several highly touted, nationally recognized programs. Most notable are the Casino Career Institute and the Academy of Culinary Arts. These programs are extremely important to the Atlantic City Casino Industry.
The Atlantic Blueberry Company is the gold standard of New Jersey Blueberry Growers. Agriculture is a major part and driver of Hamilton Township commerce. Founded in 1935, on five acres, by five brothers — today Atlantic Blueberry has amassed over 1,300 acres of the finest cultivated blueberry fields the world over. Sales have surged as the value of the anti-oxidant properties delivered by the blueberry have become more publicized and understood. Their main packing facility at 7201 Weymouth Road, in Hamilton Township is a sight to behold. The latest and greatest machinery and technology are on full display. They have machine that can select a single blueberry with a blast of air moving along a high speed belt. Truly Amazing! Still family owned and operated, Atlantic Blueberry is the industry front-runner in cultural practices, production per acre, and food safety.
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