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Burlington County, New Jersey

Burlington County New Jersey
US county information
NameBurlington County
StateNew Jersey
SeatMount Holly
Largest cityEvesham
US Area
Total Area819 sq mi (2121.2 km2)
Land Area805 sq mi (2085 km2)
Water Area15 sq mi (38.9 km2)
Population448734 (2010)
Density215.2/km2 (557.4/sq mi)
FoundedMay 17, 1694

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Burlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county seat is Mount Holly. The county seat had been in Burlington, but as population moved away from the Delaware River a more central location was needed. As of 2010, the population was 448,734. The largest city in the county is Evesham.

Burlington County dates back to 1681, when its court was established in the Province of New Jersey. The county was formed on May 17, 1694, "by the union of the first and second Tenths."

This county is part of the Delaware Valley area.


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