Essex County, NJ

ESSEX COUNTY, situated toward the part of New Jersey. Area, 241 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Newark. Pop. in 1810, 25,984; in 1820, 30,793; in 1830, 41,928; in 1840, 44.621; in 1850, 73,944. (Fanning's, 1853)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Newark, NJ City or Town
    Orange, NJ City or Town
    Springfield Township, NJ City or Town
    West Orange, NJ City or Town
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