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Hudson County
New Jersey
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Hudson County lies several hundred feet from the western shore of Ellis and Liberty Islands, and has always been a gateway for many immigrants to the United States. Both Ellis Island and Liberty Island lie entirely within Hudson County's waters, which extend to the New York state line at the middle of the Hudson River. Liberty Island is wholly part of New York. Ellis Island is jointly administered by the states of New Jersey and New York. Nine-tenths of its land is technically part of Hudson County, with the remainder being part of New York.

Hudson County is also recognized as one of the Northeast's major transportation and industrial hubs

Cities
Bayonne (city)
East Newark (borough)
Guttenberg (town)
Harrison (town)
Hoboken (city)
Jersey City (city)
Kearny (town)
Secaucus (town)
Union City (city)
West New York (town).

Townships
North Bergen
Weehawken

ONLINE DATA

Biographies

Census Data

Christian Home for Orphan Children

Historical Pictures

Marriages

Military Data

Newspaper Data

Obituaries

Poor House 

Wills


Recent Website Updates:

July 2015: Obit: Edward Karolasz
November 2014:
Obits: T. B. Gautier, Albert S. Cloke, John Derrick, Frederick B. Ogden, Michael J. Riley - transcribed by FoFG mz;
Marriage announcements:Board - Carlisle, Bramhall - Campbell, Condit - Honce, Forrest - Graffe, Gilbert - Stewart, Sievens - Gouverneur, Smith - Mulford - transcribed by FoFG mz
Obits: F. George Messmer, Anthony Daumont, John D. Weltz, Elizabeth T. Palmer - - Submitted by Dale Donlon
October 2014: The Christian Home for Orphan Children, Jersey City, New Jersey - Written and Contributed by John Sharp
May 2014: Military: 1883 Pensioners List - transcribed by Rhonda Hill
August 2013: Obit: CHARLES BELL CONVERSE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
May 2013: Bios: AMOS E. WALTHER - Transcribed By Joanne Scobee Morgan; DE WITT Charles E, Duluth - Transcribed by Kim Mohler


The county seat is Jersey City.


Surrounding Counties:

Bergen County, New Jersey - north
New York County, New York - east
Essex County, New Jersey - west
Union County, New Jersey - west
Richmond County, New York - south




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