Hudson City, New Jersey

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Hudson was a city that existed in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, from 1855 to 1870 when it became part of Jersey City.

History[edit]

Hudson Town, a predecessor of Hudson City, was formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 12, 1852, from portions of North Bergen Township.[1]

Hudson City itself was incorporated on April 11, 1855, from portions of Hudson Town and North Bergen Township.[1]

On May 2, 1870, both Hudson City and Bergen City were annexed by Jersey City.[1][2] The former Hudson City is now the The Heights section of the city.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 146-147.
  2. ^ Free Public Library of Jersey City (1909). From canoe to tunnel Wikisource has information on "From canoe to tunnel". A. J. Doan. p. 15 [scan] Wikisource has information on "From canoe to tunnel#15". 
  3. ^ Edwin Ruthvin Vincent Wright biography, United States Congress. Accessed June 29, 2007.

Coordinates: 40°44′46″N 74°03′18″W / 40.746°N 74.055°W / 40.746; -74.055