Hudson Countya county in the U.
As of the Census estimateHudson County was the fastest-growing county in New Jersey compared to ; the county's population was , making it the state's 4th-most populous county,    an increase of 9.
There are 12 municipalities in Hudson County, listed with area in square miles and Census data for population and housing. According to the Census, the county had a total area of Hudson is located in the heart of New York metropolitan area in northeastern Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail Jersey.
The topography is marked by the New Jersey Palisades in the north with cliffs overlooking the Hudson to the east and less severe cuesta or slope, to the west. They gradually level off to the southern peninsula, which is coastal and flat. Much of the land along the county's extensive shoreline and littoral zone was created by land reclamation.
The highest point, at feet 79 m above sea level, is in West New York;   the lowest point is at sea level. North Bergen is the city with the second most hills per square mile in the United States behind San Francisco. Liberty Island is wholly part of New York. Largely created through land reclamation, Ellis Island covers a land area of Much of the county lies between the Hackensack and Hudson Rivers on geographically long narrow peninsula, sometimes called Bergen Neckthat is a contiguous urban area where it's often difficult to know when one's crossed a civic boundary.
These boundaries and the topography-including many hills and inlets-create very distinct neighborhoods. Kennedy Boulevard runs the entire length of the peninsula.
Given its proximity to Manhattan, it is sometimes referred to as New York City 's sixth borough. At the time of European contact in the 17th century, Hudson County was the territory of the Lenape or Lenni-Lenapenamely the bands or family groups known as the Hackensackthe Tappanthe Raritanand the Manhattan. They were a seasonally migrational people who practiced small-scale agriculture companion planting augmented by hunting and gathering which likely, given the topography of the area, included much shell fishing and trapping.
These groups had early and frequent trading contact with Europeans. Their Algonquian language can still be inferred in many local place names such as CommunipawHarsimusHackensackHobokenWeehawkenSecaucusand Pamrapo. Henry Hudsonfor whom the county and river on which it sits are named, established a claim for
Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail area in when anchoring his ship the Halve Maen Half Moon at Harsimus Cove and Weehawken Cove.
InMichael Pauw received a land patent, or patroonship and purchased the land between the Hudson and Hackensack Rivers, giving it the Latin-ized form of his name, Pavonia.
Relations were tenuous with the Lenape, and eventually led to Kieft's Warwhich began as a slaughter by the Dutch at Communipaw and is considered to be one of "Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail" first genocides of Native Americans by Europeans. A series of raids and reprisals across the province lasted two years, and ended in an uneasy truce. The British gained control of the area inand the Dutch ceded formal control of province to the English in Bythe Treaty of Westminster finalized the transfer and the area became part of the British colony of East Jerseyin the administrative district of Bergen Township.
The county's seat was transferred to Hackensack inafter Bergen County was expanded west. Small villages and farms supplied the burgeoning city of New York, across the river, notably with oysters from the vast beds in the Upper New York Bay, and fresh produce, sold at Weehawken Streetin Manhattan. Colonialist troops used the heights to observe enemy movements.
The Battle of Paulus Hooka surprise raid on a British fortification inwas seen as a victory and morale booster for revolutionary forces. Weehawken became notorious for duels, including the nation's most famous between Alexander Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail and Aaron Burr in Border conflicts for control of the waterfront with New York which claimed jurisdiction to the high water line  and the granting of ferry concessions restricted development though some urbanization took place in at Paulus Hook and Hoboken, which became a vacation spot for well-off New Yorkers.
The Morris Canalearly steam railroads, and the development of the harbor stimulated further growth. During the 19th century, Hudson played an integral role in the Underground Railroadwith four routes converging in Jersey City. Most of Hudson County, apart from West Hudsonwas part of Bergen Townshipwhich dates back to and was formally created by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21,as one of the first group of townships formed in New Jersey, while the area was still a part of Bergen County.
For the next years civic borders within the county took many forms, until they were finalized with the creation of Union "Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail" in The city was reincorporated on January 23,and again on February 22,at which time it became completely independent of Bergen Township and was given its present name. On February 22,it became part of the newly created Hudson County. Hoboken was established inand formed as a township on April 9,from portions of North Bergen Township and incorporated as a full-fledged city, and in a referendum held on March 29,ratified an Act of the New Jersey Legislature signed the previous day, and the City of Hoboken was born.
Weehawken was formed as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 15,from portions of Hoboken and North Bergen.
A portion of the township was ceded to Hoboken in Additional territory was annexed in from West Hoboken. West New York was incorporated as a town by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on July 8,replacing Union Townshipbased on the results of a referendum held three days earlier. Kearny was originally formed as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8,from portions of Harrison Township.
Portions of the township were taken on July 3,to form East Newark. Kearny was incorporated as a town on January 19,based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier. Bayonne was originally formed as a township on April 1,from portions of Bergen Township. Bayonne was reincorporated as a city by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 10,replacing Bayonne Township, subject to the results of a referendum held nine days later. Soon after the Civil War the idea of uniting all of the town of Hudson County in one municipality of Jersey City began to gain favor.
In a bill for submitting the question of consolidation of all of Hudson County to the voters was presented to the board of chosen freeholders. The bill did not include the western towns of Harrison and Kearny but included all towns east of the Hackensack River. The bill was approved by the State legislature on April 2, and the special election was scheduled for October 5, An element of the bill provided that only contiguous towns could be consolidated.
The results of the election were as follows:. While a majority of the voters approved the merger, "Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail" Jersey City, Hudson and Bergen could be consolidated since they were the only contiguous approving towns. Only three years later present outline of Jersey City was completed when Greenville agreed to merge into the Greater Jersey City.
During the latter half of the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries, Hudson experienced intense industrial, commercial and residential growth. European immigration, notably German-language speakers and Irish many fleeing famine initiated a population boom that would last for several decades. Neighborhoods grew as farms, estates, and other holdings were sub-divided for housing, civic and religious architecture. Streets some with trolley lines were laid out.
Before the opening, inof the Pennsylvania Railroad 's North River Tunnels under the Hudson, trains terminated on the west bank of the river, requiring passengers and cargo to travel by ferry or barge to New York.
Central Railroad of New Jersey 's Communipaw Terminal, across a small strait from Ellis Island and The Statue of Libertyplayed a crucial role in the massive immigration of the period, with many newly arrived departing the station to embark on their lives in America.
Many, though, decided to stay, taking jobs on the docks, the railroads, the factories, the refineries, and in the sweatshops and skyscrapers of Manhattan. Many manufacturers, whose names read as a "who's who" in American industry established a presence, including ColgateDixon TiconderogaMaxwell HouseStandard Oiland Bethlehem Steel. North Hudsonparticularly Union City became the "embroidery capital of America".
Secaucus boasted numerous pig farms and rendering plants. It was during this period that much of the housing stock, namely one and two family homes and low-rise apartment buildings, was built; municipal boundaries finalized, neighborhoods established.
Journal Square became a business, shopping, and entertainment mecca, home to The Jersey Journalafter which it is named, and movie palaces such as Loew's Jersey Theater and The Stanley. Upon entry to World War Ithe U. Inan act of sabotage literally and figuratively shook the region when German agents set off bombs at the munitions depot in New York Bay at Black Tom.
Huge transportation projects opened between the wars: Hackensack River crossings, notably the Pulaski Skywaywere also built. What was to become New Jersey City University opened. Both were named for President Franklin D. Rooseveltwho attended the opening of the largest project of them all, The Jersey City Medical Centera massive complex built in the Art Deco Style.
During this era the "Hudson County Democratic Machine", known for its cronyism and corruption, with Jersey City mayor Frank Hague at its head was at its most powerful. After the war maritime and manufacturing industries still dominated the local economy,
Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail union membership provided guarantees of good pay packages. Though some returning servicemen took advantage of GI housing bills and moved to close-by suburbs, many with strong ethnic and familial ties chose to stay.
Baseball legend Jackie Robinson made his minor league debut at Roosevelt Stadium and "broke" the baseball color line. When the big businesses decided to follow them or vice versa, Hudson County's socioeconomic differences became more profound. Old economic underpinnings disintegrated. Attempts were made to stabilize the population by demolishing so-called slums and build subsidized middle-income housing and the pockets of so-called "good neighborhoods" came in conflict with those that went into decline.
Lower property values allowed the next wave of immigrants, many from Latin America, to rent or buy in the county. Riots occurred in Jersey City in The county since the mids has seen much real estate speculation and development and a population increase, as many new residents purchase existing housing stock as well as condominiums in high and mid rise developments, many along the waterfront.
The exploitation of certain Two of us hookup service hackensack nj county jail of the waterfront and other brownfields led to commercial development as well, especially along former rail yards.
Hudson felt the short- and long-term impact of the destruction of the World Trade Center intensely: As the county sees more development this traditional perception is challenged.
The only city in Hudson County among the most populous cities in the United States was Jersey Citywhich was ranked 77th in the United States Census Bureau 's rankings based on the population estimate. Of municipalities with over 50, people, Union City is the most densely populated in the United Stateswhile several Hudson County municipalities are among the most densely populated in the United States as well as worldwide. West New York Advocates for the homeless counted 2, people without homes in Hudson County as of January Three homeless shelters are located in the county: As of the United States Censusthere werepeople,households, andfamilies residing in the county.
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