Mercer County, New Jersey

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Mercer County, New Jersey
Map of New Jersey highlighting Mercer County
Location in the state of New Jersey
Map of the USA highlighting New Jersey
New Jersey's location in the U.S.
Founded 1838
Seat Trenton[1]
Largest City Hamilton Township (population)
Hopewell Township (area)
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

228.89 sq mi (593 km²)
224.56 sq mi (582 km²)
4.33 sq mi (11 km²), 1.89%
 - (2010)
 - Density

1,624/sq mi (627/km²)
Named for: Continental Army General Hugh Mercer

Mercer County is a county in New Jersey, United States of America. Trenton, the capital of New Jersey is in Mercer County. As of the year 2006, 367,605 people lived in the county. Mercer county was founded in the year 1838.

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