New Jersey Counties - Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods, Maps & Data

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There are 21 counties in New Jersey.  All of the counties are functioning governmental entities, each governed by a board of chosen freeholders.

New Jersey has 571 county subdivisions which are known as minor civil divisions (MCDs).  There are 242 townships with functioning, but not necessarily active, governments.  The 324 incorporated places in New Jersey are independent of any MCD and serve as county subdivisions.  There are also five undefined MCDs representing water area.  All areas of the state have a township government except areas within an incorporated place.  Each town is governed by a mayor and township committee.

New Jersey Counties - Populated Places in 21 Counties

Also see County: Census Data | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | ZIP Codes | Land, Farms, & Ranches



New Jersey Counties Synopsis

The New Jersey Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 21 New Jersey Counties.

Also see New Jersey County: ZIP Codes | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | Census Data | Land, Farms, & Ranches

Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.

Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.

The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.

The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.

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