Haddonfield is a borough located in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. It shares land borders with Haddon Township, Haddon Heights, Barrington, and Tavistock. The Cooper River forms the border between Haddonfield and Cherry Hill.
Haddonfield was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 6, 1875, within portions of Haddon Township following a referendum on the same day. The borough became an independent municipality in 1894. Haddonfield once was home to Symphony in C (formerly the Haddonfield Symphony), which is now based in Collingswood. Haddonfield is home to the second oldest volunteer fire company in continuous service in the United States.
The borough has several parks maintained by the Camden County Parks Department. There are events such as the community sidewalk sale in the summer, and the fall festival in October. The borough hosts a weekly farmers’ market on Saturdays from May to November. There is also the Haddonfield Crafts & Fine Arts Festival, where a large variety of vendors line the main street. There are also events such as historic house tours and designer show houses.
The Haddonfield Public Schools are a comprehensive public school district serving students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Haddonfield Memorial High School was awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive, during the 2004-05 school year. The school was the 33rd-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 328 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September 2012 cover story on the state’s “Top Public High Schools”, after being ranked 11th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed.