Picture the perfect area to find a home for rent. What does it have? If your dream region has a quaint feel, charming neighbors, beautiful houses and plenty of things to do so you won't be bored at any time of the year, chances are good that Deptford, N.J., is the place for you. This township offers all this and more, and is only about 20 minutes from Philadelphia, so renters are always going to find something exciting nearby.
2 Fast Facts About Deptford
The township has its roots in early American history, having been founded in 1693.
Despite not technically being a city, Deptford is very large - not only does it boast 17.5 square miles, but the community contains a high school, middle school and seven elementary schools.
One of the first things literary aficionados will want to do upon moving to the area is obtain a library card from the Deptford Free Public Library, where they can find the latest reads as well as other popular media.
There's plenty for residents to do for fun in the township. For instance, the area hosts the annual Christmas tree lighting every December, as well as family movie nights during the summer. There are also a number of other events, like community-wide nights out and exciting walks around town with local leaders.