22 Facts About Atlantic City

1. Atlantic City is being constructed on an expanse of land reclaimed form the Atlantic Ocean.

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2. Atlantic City is on Absecon Island on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

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3. Atlantic City is an internationally renowned resort city for gambling, conventions, and leisure.

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4. Atlantic City is situated on Absecon Island along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic County.

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5. Atlantic City is only an hour from Philadelphia and two-and-a-half hours from New York City.

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6. Atlantic City has not suffered the fate of its New York counterpart, Coney Island, with the demolition of almost all of its early twentieth century attractions.

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7. Atlantic City became famous for its well-ordered beaches and Sunday restrictions on drinking and popular music.

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8. In this pre-Disneyland era, Atlantic City had converted itself into an urban amusement park for visitors, a glamorous fairyland of grandiose display, and a kingdom of flashy architecture and perpetual pleasure.

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9. Atlantic City is home to the Jewish Older Adult Services agency and in nearby Galloway Township the Seashore Gardens Living Center accommodates both assisted living and long-term care in a magnificent facility opened in 2003.

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10. Atlantic City is home to one of the largest municipal convention complexes in the nation.

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11. Atlantic City receives Philadelphia stations and is serviced by a cable television franchise.

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12. Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame announce their class of 2019.

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13. Atlantic City fans spoke about Allen during halftime of the school's annual Thanksgiving football contest against Holy Spirit.

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14. Atlantic City Bus Terminal is the home to local, intrastate and interstate bus companies including NJ Transit, Academy and Greyhound bus lines.

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15. Atlantic City is connected to other cities in several ways.

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16. Atlantic City is located in the 2nd Congressional district and is part of New Jersey's 2nd state legislative district.

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17. Atlantic City is governed within the Faulkner Act under the Mayor-Council system of municipal government (Plan D), implemented by direct petition effective as of July 1, 1982.

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18. In 2014, it was announced that Atlantic City would host two major beach concerts.

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19. Atlantic City is considered the "Gambling Capital of the East Coast", and currently has nine large casinos.

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20. Atlantic City has a humid subtropical climate, with some maritime moderation, especially during the summer.

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21. Atlantic City inspired the US version of the board game Monopoly, especially the street names.

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22. Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.

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