Atlantic County , New Jersey

County in New Jersey, United States

Atlantic County, NJ locator map
Location of Atlantic County, NJ on New Jersey map.


Atlantic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 274,549 and a population density of 158 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 263,670 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hamilton Township. The county was created 184 years ago in 1837.

The county has a total area of 671.43 square miles (1739 km2).

Atlantic County, NJ Quick Facts

Population : 263,670 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey
Twitter username : atlantic_county
Area : 1739 km2
Water as percent of area : 17.28
Named for : Atlantic Ocean
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Capital : Hamilton Township
Establishment : February 02, 1837
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:47:42 (8th March 2021)
Density : 152 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.13% (2010-2019)

Atlantic County map

Atlantic County, NJ has 6 neighbors .

  • Mays Landing

Year Population Method
2010 274,549 census
2011 274,621 estimation process
2012 274,629 estimation process
2013 274,314 estimation process
2014 272,578 estimation process
2015 270,153 estimation process
2016 267,217 estimation process
2017 265,498 estimation process
2018 263,989 estimation process
2019 263,670 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Atlantic County decreased by 4.13% in 9 years.

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People born in Atlantic County, NJ (2)

Many people were born here, including politician John J. Gardner, middle-distance runner Ford Palmer, you can see a list of people who born in Atlantic County, NJ.

Atlantic County, NJ Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Atlantic County, NJ.

City Name Population Title
Atlantic City 37,743 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Pleasantville 20,149 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Hammonton 13,934 Town in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Somers Point 10,174 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Ventnor City 9,895 City in New Jersey
Absecon 8,818 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Brigantine 8,650 Vessel with two masts, only the forward of which is square rigged
Northfield 8,031 City in New Jersey
Linwood 6,658 City in New Jersey
Margate City 5,865 City
Buena 4,284 Borough in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Egg Harbor City 4,052 City in New Jersey
Weymouth 2,835 Township of New Jersey
Folsom 1,775 Borough of New Jersey, United States
Estell Manor 1,729 City
Port Republic 1,052 City in New Jersey

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