Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale an0d the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

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101.1 More FM Christmas Choir Competition

Dear Stratford Community Members:

I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all of you for voting in the 101.1 More FM Christmas Choir Competition. We finished in 2nd Place in the K-8 Division. Many schools from the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas competed in this wonderful event.
The students, faculty, and staff from the Samuel S. Yellin School greatly appreciate your willingness to help us strive to achieve something special.

David L. Ricci
Samuel S. Yellin School


Stratford Fire Company 9-11 Memorial

The Fire Company is still hard at work designing and planning the future 9-11 Memorial to be located at their site.  The Stratford Business and Civic Association is offering a $2,000. match from now until December 31, 2016.  For every dollar you donate the SBCA will match it.  You can mail your donations to the Stratford Fire Company, 311 E. Laurel Rd, Stratford, NJ 08084 OR Borough Hall, 307 Union Avenue, Stratford, NJ 08084, or drop off at Borough Hall during normal business hours.  Please mark on the check memo section "9-11 Memorial" so it can be credited properly.  Any questions contact Borough Hall.  Thank you kindly!



Redevelopment is coming to Stratford. I am proud of the work that the two Redevelopment Committees have done and the results are evident. This has been a process that has unfolded over the past three years. This year with our professionals, and the new members of the JLUB, we are poised to usher in a new era for Stratford, the first major changes in town in over 40 years. I want to thank everyone who has stepped up to make this possible. 

Check out my link to see the time frame for the Redevelopment Process and current information on Redevelopment and Stratford's Affordable Housing Obligation. For more information.. [click here]

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Crime Prevention Alert

The Stratford Police Department is investigating a rash of thefts occurring from unlocked vehicles. All thefts have occurred in Old Stratford during overnight hours. Residents are reminded to keep your car doors locked and to ensure valuables are out of public view. Please be aware of any suspicious person prowling the streets and we ask that you call 911 if you see anything out of the ordinary. Confidential crime tips can be emailed to: tips@stratfordpd.org