Sussex County, NJ

SUSSEX COUNTY, situated in the north part of New Jersey, with Delaware river on the northwest. Area, 415 square miles. Face of the country, diversified with hills, mountains, and marshy plains; soil, varied. Seat of justice, Newton. Pop. in 1810, 25,549; in 1820, 32,752; in 1830, 20,346; in 1840, 21,770; in 1850, 22,986. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Hamburg, NJ City or Town
Montague Township, NJ City or Town
Newton, NJ City or Town
Wantage Township, NJ City or Town
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