New Jersey Presidential Election Result By County by state by district by party list of counties Population area code Result History Seat Density FIPS Code Voter statistics

Last Modified: August 9, 2016 at 6:50 am

Find Latest New Jersey Presidential Election Result By County by state by district by party list of counties Population area code Result History Seat Density FIPS Code Voter statistics


There are 21 counties in New Jersey. These counties together contain 565 municipalities, or administrative entities composed of clearly defined territory; 250 boroughs, 52 cities, 15 towns, 244 townships, and 4 villages.In New Jersey, a county is a local level of government between the state and municipalities. County government in New Jersey includes a Board of Chosen Freeholders,sheriff, clerk, and surrogate (responsible for uncontested and routine probate), all of which are elected officials. 

County FIPS code[9] County seat Created[10] Formed from Density Population[12] Area
Atlantic County 1 Mays Landing 1837 Gloucester County 489.39 2,74,549 561 sq mi
Bergen County 3 Hackensack 1683 One of 4 original counties created inEast Jersey 3868.02 9,05,116 234 sq mi
Burlington County 5 Mount Holly 1694 One of two original counties created inWest Jersey 557.43 4,48,734 805 sq mi
Camden County 7 Camden 1844 Gloucester County 2,313.77 5,13,657 222 sq mi
Cape May County 9 Cape May Court House 1692 Burlington County 381.43 97,265 255 sq mi
Cumberland County 11 Bridgeton 1748 Salem County 320.85 1,56,898 489 sq mi
Essex County 13 Newark 1683 One of four original counties created inEast Jersey 6,221.98 7,83,969 126 sq mi
Gloucester County 15 Woodbury 1686 Burlington County 887.04 2,88,288 325 sq mi
Hudson County 17 Jersey City 1840 Bergen County ####### 6,34,266 47 sq mi
Hunterdon County 19 Flemington 1714 Burlington County 298.49 1,28,349 430 sq mi
Mercer County 21 Trenton 1838 Burlington County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, and Somerset County 1,621.74 3,66,513 226 sq mi
Middlesex County 23 New Brunswick 1683 One of four original counties created inEast Jersey 2,604.05 8,09,858 311 sq mi
Monmouth County 25 Freehold Borough 1683 One of four original counties created inEast Jersey 1,335.55 6,30,380 472 sq mi
Morris County 27 Morristown 1739 Hunterdon County 1,049.63 4,92,276 469 sq mi
Ocean County 29 Toms River 1850 Monmouth County 629.44 5,76,567 636 sq mi
Passaic County 31 Paterson 1837 Bergen County and Essex County 2,709.33 5,01,226 185 sq mi
Salem County 33 Salem 1694 One of two original counties created inWest Jersey 195.51 66,083 338 sq mi
Somerset County 35 Somerville 1688 Middlesex County 1,060.47 3,23,444 305 sq mi
Sussex County 37 Newton 1753 Morris County 286.5 1,49,265 521 sq mi
Union County 39 Elizabeth 1857 Essex County 5,208.73 5,36,499 103 sq mi
Warren County 41 Belvidere 1824 Sussex County 303.61 1,08,692 358 sq mi

src: wikipedia 

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