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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Stratford Times (Fall Edition)

The Fall edition of the Stratford Times is NOW available for your online viewing.

To vierw the Stratforrd Times click on the the following [Link] or the click on the Stratford Times link on the menu bar.

Stratford Police Department


This service delivers trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications by web, e-mail, and cellular phone text messaging. For example, this system could be utilized to broadcast a description of a missing child, notify the public of a serious crime or announce major traffic detours or accidents.

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Stratford Fire Department

Residents: The Stratford Fire Department is currently seeking residents 16 years of age and older to volunteer. Young men and women between 16-17 years of age will become a part of our Junior Firefighter program. Applicants 18 years of age and older will be trained as Active Firefighters. Free training and schooling. If interested, please stop by the Firehouse any Tuesday evening at 730 PM for a tour and to pick up an application. 


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