Cape May County, New Jersey

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Cape May County
Sunset on the Cape May Peninsula at Sunset Beach
Flag of Cape May County
Flag
Map of New Jersey highlighting Cape May County
Location within the U.S. state of New Jersey
Map of the United States highlighting New Jersey
New Jersey's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°05′N 74°52′W / 39.08°N 74.86°W / 39.08; -74.86Coordinates: 39°05′N 74°52′W / 39.08°N 74.86°W / 39.08; -74.86
Country United States
State New Jersey
Founded1685
Named forCornelius Jacobsen Mey
SeatCape May Court House (in Middle Township)
Largest municipalityLower Township (population)
Middle Township (area)
Area
 • Total620.42 sq mi (1,606.9 km2)
 • Land251.42 sq mi (651.2 km2)
 • Water368.99 sq mi (955.7 km2)  59.47%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total97,265
 • Estimate 
(2018)
92,560
 • Density160/sq mi (61/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Websitecapemaycountynj.gov

Cape May County is the southernmost county in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its county seat is the Cape May Court House section of Middle Township.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. John P. Snyder (1969). The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968 (PDF). Trenton, New Jersey: Bureau of Geology and Topography.