Moorestown, township (1990 pop. 16,500), Burlington co., SW N.J., an industrial suburb of the Camden, N.J.–Philadelphia area; settled 1682 by Quakers, inc. 1922. Electronic equipment, metal products, and chemicals are the principal manufactures. Of interest are several 18th-century houses.
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