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Atlantic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the county had a population of 274,549, having increased by 21,997 from the 252,552 counted at the 2000 Census, retaining its position as the 15th-most populous county in the state. Its county seat is Mays Landing. The most populous place was Egg Harbor Township, with 43,323 residents at the time of the 2010 Census, while Galloway Township, covered 115.21 square miles, the largest total area of any municipality, though Hamilton Township has the largest land area, covering 111.13 square miles.
- also known as Atlantic County, New Jersey
- founded in (179 years ago)
- part of New Jersey
- capital: Mays Landing
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Encyclopedia of New Jersey (2004)
by Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen
June n, 1852, Thus began the new Atlantic County husiness of tourism. The Leeds family opened ...
The royal dictionary-cyclopædia, for universal reference, compiled under the direction of T. Wright (1862)
by Thomas Wright
A town, Atlantic county, New Jersey, 30 miles S.E. of Woodbury. — A town, Adams' county, Pennsylvania, 12 miles N.E. of Gettysburg. — A town, capital of Butler county, Ohio, 102 miles W.8.W. of Columbus, situated on the S.E. bank of the ...
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