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Mercer County, New Jersey
Map
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.
Statistics
Founded 1838
Seat Trenton
Largest City Hamilton Township (population)
Hopewell Township (area)
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

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

366,513
374,733 (2017 est.; 12th in state)
1,623/sq mi (626.5/km²)
Website: www.mercercounty.org
Named for: Continental Army General Hugh Mercer
County flag Flag of Mercer County, New Jersey

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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