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  1. Alloway Township is a township in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 3,467, reflecting an increase of 693 from the 2,774 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 21 from the 2,795 counted in the 1990 Census. What is now Alloway was formally incorporated as Upper Alloways Creek Township by a Royal charter granted on June 17, 1767, from portions of the now-defunct Alloways Creek Township. The township was formally incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Quinton Township was formed from portions of the township on February 18, 1873. The name was officially changed to Alloway Township as of February 21, 1884.
    • also known as Alloway Township, New Jersey; Alloway, New Jersey; Upper Alloways Creek Township; Salem County / Alloway CDP
    • founded on (248 years ago)
    • part of Salem County, New Jersey
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  2. Alloway is a former Scottish village that is now a suburb of Ayr. It is best known as the birthplace of Robert Burns and the setting for his poem "Tam o' Shanter".

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Google previewIndian Placenames in America (2004)

by Sandy Nestor

Alloway is a Lenape word meaning “strong” or 'mighty,” and was thought to be the name of Chief Alloes. The creek is surrounded by agricultural property, and is also important for commercial fishing. APSHAWA LAKE (Passaic) The lake is ...

Google previewHistorical Collections of the State of New York (1842)

Containing a General Collection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to Its History and Antiquities, with Geographical Descriptions of Every Township in the State. Illustrated by 230 Engravings by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe

Alloway is a small manufacturing village. "In 1834, » white oak tree was cut in this town, two miles west of Lyons, measuring 4J feet in diameter. In the body of the tree, about 3J feet from the ground, was found a large and deep cutting by an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Alloway, B.V.; Pillans, B.J.; Carter, L.; Naish, T.R.; Westgate, J.A., Onshore– offshore correlation of Pleistocene rhyolitic eruptions from New Zealand: Implications for TVZ eruptive history and paleoenvironmental construction, Quaternary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Primary Education (2009)

by Denis Hayes

Durham University researchers, led by Tracy Alloway (2008) found that a tenth of more 3,000 school children in Britain ...

Google previewA topographical Dictionary of Scotland ... and an elegant sheet map (1819)

by David WEBSTER (Topographer.)

ALLOWAY, a small ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1W4A1Y4

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