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Sussex County, New Jersey

US county information
NameSussex County
StateNew Jersey
Largest cityVernon
US Area
Total Area536 sq mi (1388.2 km2)
Land Area521 sq mi (1349.4 km2)
Water Area15 sq mi (38.9 km2)
Population149265 (2010)
Density110.6/km2 (286.4/sq mi)

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The County of Sussex (also known as Sussex County) is the northernmost county in the State of New Jersey. It is part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 Federal decennial census, 149,265 persons resided in Sussex County. Sussex County is the 36th wealthiest county in the United States with its median household income being $65,266.

The county was founded on 8 June 1753 from portions of Morris County. Morris County separated from Hunterdon County which separated from Burlington County in 1713. Originally the area of Sussex County was under the legal jurisdiction of Burlington County which went to the New York line. Warren County was separated from Sussex County on November 20, 1824. The county seat of Sussex County is the Town of Newton .

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