1850 Counties of  New Jersey

County Description Area in sq miles Courts held at Pop in 1850
Atlantic southeast part on Atlantic Ocean, water by Great & Little Egg-Harbor rivers 550 May's Landing 8,962
Burlington southern part, between Delaware river & Atlantic ocean 500 Mount Holly 43, 203
Camden western boundary, northeast side of Delaware river blank Camden 25,422
Cape May extreme southeast part, Tuckahoe river on north, Delaware bay on west & Atlantic ocean on east 252 Cape May Court House 6,433
Cumberland southeast boundary on Delaware bay 524 Bridgetown 17,189
Essex north eastern part 241 Newark 73,944
Gloucester south western part, Delaware river on northwest 580 Woodbury 14,655
Hudson eastern part, Hudson river on east 75 Bergen 21,819
Hunterdon western boundary, Delaware river on southwest 345 Flemington 28,981
Mercer western boundary, Delaware river on west 260 Trenton (Capital) 27,986
Middlesex central part 339 New Brunswick 28,624
Monmouth eastern boundary on Atlantic ocean 1030 Freehold 30,238
Morris northern part 500 Morristown 30,139
Ocean east coast on the Atlantic blank Tom's River 10,032
Passaic northeast part, water by Passaic river 180 Paterson 22,575
Salem southwestern corner, Delaware bay & river on southwest & northwest 320 Salem 19,467
Somerset in central part 275 Somerville 19,661
Sussex north part, Delaware river on northwest 415 Newton 22,988
Warren on western boundary, Delaware river on west 350 Belvidere 22,358