Hudson County, New Jersey
county in New Jersey, United States
Hudson County, a county in the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is west of the lower Hudson River, which was named for Henry Hudson. The county seat is Jersey City.
|Coordinates: 40°44′N 74°05′W / 40.73°N 74.08°WCoordinates: 40°44′N 74°05′W / 40.73°N 74.08°W|
|Named for||Henry Hudson|
|Largest city||Jersey City|
|• Total||62.31 sq mi (161.4 km2)|
|• Land||46.19 sq mi (119.6 km2)|
|• Water||16.12 sq mi (41.8 km2) 25.87%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||14,415/sq mi (5,566/km2)|
|Congressional districts||8th, 9th, 10th|
As of the 2018 Census estimate, Hudson County was the fastest-growing county in New Jersey compared to 2010; the county's population was 676,061.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 New Jersey County Map, New Jersey Department of State. Accessed July 10, 2017.
- ↑ Kane, Joseph Nathan; and Aiken, Charles Curry. The American Counties: Origins of County Names, Dates of Creation, and Population Data, 1950-2000, p. 140. Scarecrow Press, 2005. ISBN 0810850362. Accessed January 21, 2013.
- ↑ QuickFacts - Hudson County, New Jersey; New Jersey; United States, United States Census Bureau. Accessed March 24, 2018.