Cumberland County, NJ

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, situated on the southeast boundary of New Jersey on Delaware bay. Area, 524 square miles. Face of the county generally level; soil sandy. Seat of justice, Bridgetown. Pop. in 1820, 12,668; in 1830, 14,091; in 1840, 14,374; in 1850, 17,189. (Fanning's, 1853)

Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Bridgeton, NJ City or Town
Downs Township, NJ City or Town
Fairton, NJ City or Town
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