So I'm looking at Google Maps for something else, and literally come across the location.... of a circus?

Apparently, right there in the heart of a residential area of Egg Harbor Township,  it's the real headquarters of a real live circus!

The Hamid Circus lists it's headquarters as 3016 Tremont Avenue in Egg Harbor Township. A quick check of Google Maps, and I came up with these pictures!

Google Maps
Google Maps

According to their website, The Hamid Circus has been around, in it's present name since 1997. It's roots go way back from there.

The Hamid Circus produces shows all across the country. There are clowns, acrobats, tigers, and more!

I'm fascinated that I live a few blocks away from the headquarters of a circus! If I want to run away and join the circus, I guess it'll be a quick walk!

I have no idea if they actual house the animals (and performers?) on their property. Anyone know?

Here's an interview with some of the circus owners: