Hudson City, New Jersey

Hudson City, New Jersey

Hudson was a city that existed in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, from 1855 to 1870.

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."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.]

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

On May 2, 1870, both Hudson City and Bergen City were annexed by Jersey City.

Notable residents

*Edwin R. V. Wright, Mayor of Hudson City in 1855, who represented New Jersey's 5th congressional district from 1865-1867. [ [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000758 Edwin Ruthvin Vincent Wright biography] , United States Congress. Accessed June 29, 2007.]

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