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Time Zone: Hunterdon County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Flemington is the Seat for Hunterdon County.

Hunterdon County was founded in 1714 and was created by taking area from BurlingtonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hunterdon had a population of 130,034 people. This is an increase of 6.59% since the last Census (which gave a population of 121,989 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hunterdon represented 1.45% of the total population of New Jersey, making it the state's 18th most populous county (out of 21 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010128,349+5.21%-1.3% since 2009
2009130,034+6.59%+0.18% since 2008
2008129,806+6.41%+0.12% since 2007
2000121,989The Last Census

More information can be found on the Hunterdon County Census Page for Hunterdon County.


Websites for Hunterdon County

Official Website:   www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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