Place:Salem, New Jersey, United States

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NameSalem
Alt namesSalemsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.567°N 75.317°W
Located inNew Jersey, United States     (1694 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Salem County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its western boundary is formed by the Delaware River and it has the eastern terminus of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, connecting to New Castle, Delaware. Its county seat is Salem. The county is part of the Delaware Valley area. As of the 2017 Census estimate, the county's population was 62,792, making it the state's least populous county,[1] representing a 5.0% decrease from the 66,083 enumerated at the 2010 Census,[2] in turn increasing by 1,798 (+2.8%) from the 64,285 counted in the 2000 Census,[3] retaining its position as the state's least populous county.[4] The most populous place was Pennsville Township, with 13,409 residents at the time of the 2010 Census. Lower Alloways Creek Township covers , the largest total area of any municipality.[4]

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1694 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1790 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
1790 10,437
1800 11,371
1810 12,761
1820 14,022
1830 14,155
1840 16,024
1850 19,467
1860 22,458
1870 23,940
1880 24,579
1890 25,151
1900 25,530
1910 26,999
1920 36,572
1930 36,834
1940 42,274
1950 49,508
1960 58,711
1970 60,346
1980 64,676
1990 65,294

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Salem County, New Jersey, United States

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External links

www.salemco.org


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