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 and 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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Shade Tree Commission

The Mayor and Council have taken action to abolish the Shade Tree Commission.  Effective immediately the Commission is no longer in existence.  The Governing Body feels it is imperative to allow the homeowner to be in control of the trees in front of their home. For more information.. 

Stratford Times

The Winter Edition of the Stratford Times is now available for your viewing. To view the Times, click on the Stratford Times link on the menu bar.



Camden County Hazzardous Collection Days

During these collection days, the county will NOT be accept the following:

Motor oil, ties, landscape timbers, air conditioners, electronics, space heaters, scrap metal, empty containers, medications, smoke detectors, rock salt.

March 11
Cherry Hill Public Works Complex
1 Perina Blvd, Cherry Hill

April 8
Collingswood Public Works Complex
713 N. Atlantic Avenue, Collingswood

Any questions call 856-858-5241.

For more dates and times for these collection events.. [dates]



Sailor Righter Memorial Fund

A Memorial Fund has been established for 8-year-old Sailor Righter, a resident of Stratford, a member of the Stratford School community and Sterling Lady Knight Cheerleading Organization. Sailor was a glowing young lady who's loss has touched so many.

The Memorial Fund is an opportunity for the community to support the Righter Family during their time of need.

For more information on the Sailor Righter Memorial Fund, click on the link below.


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!


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