Cherry Hill is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, in the United States. In the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 69,965 and was the 13th-largest municipality in New Jersey by population. As of 2006, the township had an estimated population of 71,586. Cherry Hill is in the Delaware Valley coastal plain about five miles east of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cherry Hill is considered an edge city of Philadelphia.