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Atlantic City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA.
Famous for its boardwalk, casino gambling, sandy beaches, and the inspiration for the
board game Monopoly, it is a resort community located on Absecon Island on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
As of the United States 2000 Census, population was 40,517 in the city, and 271,015 in the combined
Other municipalities on the island are Ventnor City, Margate City, and Longport.
The main routes into Atlantic City are the Black Horse Pike (US 322/40), White Horse Pike (US 30) and the
Atlantic City Expressway.
Atlantic City borders other cities such as Absecon, Brigantine, Pleasantville, and others.
Atlantic City was incorporated on May 1, 1854 by an act of the New Jersey Legislature.
The new city contained portions of Egg Harbor Township and Galloway Township.
Like all major cities, Atlantic City contains distinct neighborhoods or districts.
The communities are known as: The North Inlet, The South Inlet, Bungalow Park, the Marina District,
Venice Park, Downtown (Midtown), Ducktown, Chelsea, and Chelsea Heights.
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