Sussex County, New Jersey

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Sussex County
Looking east from the ridge of Kittatinny Mountain in Walpack Township
Looking east from the ridge of Kittatinny Mountain in Walpack Township
Map of New Jersey highlighting Sussex 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: 41°08′N 74°41′W / 41.14°N 74.69°W / 41.14; -74.69Coordinates: 41°08′N 74°41′W / 41.14°N 74.69°W / 41.14; -74.69
Country United States
State New Jersey
FoundedJune 8, 1753[1]
Named forSussex, England
SeatNewton
Largest cityVernon Township (population and area)
Area
 • Total535.74 sq mi (1,387.6 km2)
 • Land519.01 sq mi (1,344.2 km2)
 • Water16.73 sq mi (43.3 km2)  3.12%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total149,265
 • Estimate 
(2018)
140,799
 • Density280/sq mi (110/km2)
Congressional districts5th, 11th
Websitewww.sussex.nj.us

Sussex County is the northernmost county in the State of New Jersey. Its county seat is Newton.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Snyder, John P. The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606–1968, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 229. Accessed May 31, 2012.
  2. New Jersey County Map, New Jersey Department of State. Accessed July 10, 2017.