About This Place
North Cape May is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Lower Township, in Cape May County, New Jersey, in the United States. It is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 3,618. The Cape May-Lewes Ferry departs from here.
North Cape May had existed as an independent borough, formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 19, 1928, from portions of Lower Township. The borough remained independent until April 30, 1945, when it was returned to Lower Township.
North Cape May is located at 38°58′47″N 74°57′06″W / 38.979680°N 74.951643°W / 38.979680; -74.951643 (38.979680, -74.951643).