Bergen County, New Jersey
|Bergen County, New Jersey|
|County of New Jersey|
|County of Bergen|
Location within New Jersey
New Jersey's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Bergen, Norway or Bergen, North Holland|
• County executive
James J. Tedesco III (D)
|Largest municipality||Hackensack (population)|
|• Total||246.671 sq mi (638.875 km2)|
|• Land||233.009 sq mi (603.490 km2)|
|• Water||13.662 sq mi (35.385 km2), 5.54%|
948,406 (2017 est.) (1st in state)
|• Density||4,070/sq mi (1,571.6/km2)|
|Congressional districts||5th, 8th, 9th|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC−5/−4|
Range in altitude:
Highest elevation: 1,152 ft/351 m (Bald Mountain, in the Ramapo Mountains, in Mahwah).
Lowest elevation: 0 ft/0 m (sea level), at the Hudson River in Edgewater.
Bergen County is a county in the U.S. State of New Jersey. It is rich and has more people living in it than other counties in New Jersey. As of a 2009 United States Census, it had 895,250 people. It is part of the New York metropolitan area. The county is the one of the last remaining counties in the nation where shops are closed on Sundays because of "blue laws", which force nearly all retail stores to be closed on Sunday.
References[change | change source]
- "Rutherford News from The Record and South Bergenite". North Jersey Media Group. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
- "Bergen County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau". Retrieved 27 December 2010.