Place:Hudson, New Jersey, United States

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NameHudson
Alt namesHudsonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.717°N 74.067°W
Located inNew Jersey, United States     (1840 - )
See alsoBergen, New Jersey, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Hudson County, the smallest county in New Jersey and one of the most densely populated in United States, is located on the Hudson River, which creates part of its eastern border. Part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City is its largest city and county seat.[1] As of the 2010 United States Census, the county's population was 634,266,[2] an increase of 25,291 (+4.2%) from the 608,975 enumerated in the 2000 Census,[3] moving up to become the fourth-most populous county in the state, swapping positions with Monmouth County.[4] Based on data from the 2010 census, Hudson County was the sixth-most densely populated county in the United States, at 13,731.4 per square mile of total area.

The county is named for explorer Henry Hudson, namesake of the river.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1840 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 9,483
1850 21,822
1860 62,717
1870 129,067
1880 187,944
1890 275,126
1900 386,048
1910 537,231
1920 629,154
1930 690,730
1940 652,040
1950 647,437
1960 610,734
1970 609,266
1980 556,972
1990 553,099

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External links

www.hudsoncountynj.org/


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