is a Borough in Atlantic County, New Jersey on the Atlantic Ocean shore of Absecon Island. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,054.
Longport was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 7, 1898, from portions of Egg Harbor Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km
Longport neighbors Margate City, and shares Absecon Island with Ventnor City as well as Atlantic City.
Longport is located on the southwest corner of 8.1-mile long Absecon Island, along with Margate City, Ventnor City and Atlantic City to the northeast.
Streets at the southern end of the borough start at 11th Street, as the ten streets below it have been washed out on the delicate barrier island.