Mount Laurel , NJ

Mount Laurel, a township in Burlington County in west-central New Jersey, was incorporated in 1872. Today, it is home to almost 42,000 people. Only 20 miles from Philadelphia, the town is easily accessible by road, with the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 295 and several state and county roads providing access. The Philadelphia International Airport is 25 miles west.


The Delaware Valley was home to the Lenni-Lenape Indians, who helped European settlers adapt to their new surroundings. William Evans, the first European settler, acquired 323 acres in the mid-1600s. Called Evesham, it included the rise known today as Mount Laurel. Several more families settled in the area, with the Darnells acquiring large tracts of land in the early 1700s. The family homestead still stands today.

In 1760, the Friends Meeting House was built at the Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road intersection. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the structure is the oldest continuously used meeting house in the United States.

In 1778, General Clinton occupied the Thomas Smith House on the Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road. The oldest portion dates to 1738, with several later additions. Also listed in the National Register, the building is important as an early homestead and for its association with the Revolutionary War.

Paulsdale, the birthplace of Alice Stokes Paul, was built around 1800 as part of the 173-acre family farmstead. It is a National Historic Landmark, important for the efforts of Alice Paul, who campaigned for women’s voting rights and wrote the Equal Rights Amendment.

Community Resources

The township supports several parks, a community center and pavilion. Activities include team sports, senior activities, fishing, concerts and winter sledding. PAWS Farm gives interactive nature programs for small children on the Darnell farmstead.

Mount Laurel Schools serve students in kindergarten through eighth grade. High school students attend Lenape High School in Medford Township. Several private facilities offer pre-school and day care services. Heritage Christian Academy is a private school for kindergarten through high school-age children.

McAllister HVAC Services

The McAllister family is part of the historic fabric of western New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. Our family-owned business continues the 120-year old family tradition of providing excellent service to our customers for all heating, ventilation and air conditioning needs including:

  • Heating and air conditioning repair and installation
  • Heating oil delivery
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Licensed, insured and bonded
  • Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer
  • Mitsubishi Diamond Contractor

Our NATE-certified technicians undergo regular training to deliver state-of-the-art expertise with high-quality products. Our up-to-date tax credit information can help you save energy and cut heating and cooling costs. We offer a wide range of products from humidifiers to oil boilers. Our seasonal tune-up program makes sure your equipment stays in excellent working order, reducing the need for costly air conditioner and heater repair services.