Essex County, New Jersey (Fanning's, 1853)

Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 118.
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.
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