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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9th Annual Stratford Fall Festival

 The 9th Annual Stratford Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 (rain date Oct. 23rd) from 10am - 4pm on the grounds of Samuel S. Yellin school.  The festival is only 38 days away and we still have many things left to accomplish.

Please join us for our final three Stratford Fall Festival Planning Meetings:

  • Wednesday, September 21st at 7pm in the lower level of the court house
    Wednesday, October 5th at 7pm in the lower level of the court house
    Wednesday, October 19th at 7pm in the lower level of the court house

    Volunteers are always welcome and we value your opinions!
    Thanks for your support!
    Laurie Maloney, Chair


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