Upper Deerfield is a rural community in northern Cumberland County, in the Vineland-Millville metro area. It borders Hopewell Township, Bridgeton, Fairfield Township, Deerfield Township, and Salem County. The township has a total area of 31.2 square miles and a population over 7,500. Upper Deerfield is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the region with residential, commercial and industrial growth. The township is proud of its rural, agricultural heritage and strives to balance preservation of farms, farm related business, protection of open space and environmentally sensitive areas with economic development.