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Burlington County, NJ

Burlington County, New Jersey, 1857

BURLINGTON COUNTY, situated toward the southern part of New Jersey, between the river Delaware and the Atlantic ocean. Length, 40 miles; mean width, 12 ½; with an area of 500 square miles. The face of the country is generally level; the soil sandy, but productive. Seat of justice, Mount Holly. Pop. in 1830, 31,066; in 1840, 32,831; in 1850, 43,203. (Fanning's, 1853)


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