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Essex County, New Jersey

Essex County New Jersey
US county information
NameEssex County
StateNew Jersey
Largest cityNewark
US Area
Total Area130 sq mi (336.7 km2)
Land Area126 sq mi (326.3 km2)
Water Area3 sq mi (7.8 km2)
Population783969 (2010)
Density2404.8/km2 (6228.4/sq mi)
FoundedMarch 7, 1683

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Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the United States 2010 Census, the population was 783,969, ranking it third in the state after Bergen County and Middlesex County; Essex County's population has declined from 786,147 as of the bureau's 2006 population estimate, and from 793,633 as of the 2000 census. Its county seat is Newark. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area.

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