Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 160.
HUDSON COUNTY, situated in the eastern part of New Jersey, with Hudson river on the east. Area, 75 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil generally productive. Seat of justice, Bergen. Pop. in 1840, 6,483; in 1850, 21,819.