Salem County, NJ

SALEM COUNTY, situated at the southwesterly corner of New Jersey, with Delaware bay and Delaware river on the southwest and northwest. Area, 320 square miles. Face of the country, level; soil, sandy but productive. Seat of justice, Salem. Pop. in 1810, 12,761; in 1820, 14,022; in 1830, 14,155; in 1840, 16,024; in 1850, 19,467. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Salem, NJ City or Town
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