Absecon's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Monday, December 4, 2017. Congratulations to Sandy Williams of Galloway, who won the Colossal Christmas Stocking! She placed her receipt in the collection box at Hometown Variety. See more photos of the tree lighting below.
Congratulations are also extended to White Horse Wine & Spirits for being named one of the six nationwide Market Watch Leaders of 2017 by Market Watch magazine!
Absecon (pronounced ab-SEE-con) is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 8,411. The current City of Absecon was originally incorporated as a town by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 29, 1872, from portions of Egg Harbor Township and Galloway Township. Then on March 24, 1902, the City of Absecon replaced the town. The city is named for the Absegami tribe of Native Americans, from the word "Absogami", which means "little stream". To learn more about the history of Absecon visit the Absecon Historical Society’s website at www.abseconhistory.com