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Mercer County is New Jersey's one of the county in U.S. state. Its county seat is Trenton it is the state capital. It's officially the New York metropolitan area, and Trenton - Ewing Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of both. Highest-income counties in the United States in Mercer county is ranked at number 80. Mercer County is Garden State commerce and culture center. Mercer County's transportation infrastructure is also excellent. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population was 350,761 and increase 15,752 (4.5%) in the state's 12 most populous county, with the 2000 Census. Recreation and entertainment wide county has first class parks, four public golf courses, Trenton Titans professional hockey team and the New York Yankees AA-affiliate Trenton Thunder at Waterfront Park. Mercer County has outstanding schools, tourism, and a diverse, well educated labor in our county, a great place to live work and play.

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      Mercer County Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The county promotion of the public interest and understanding of the historical and cultural factors; Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission, through the promotion of philosophy and function of arts programming in order to enrich the lives of the residents of the County of Mercer and the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and local arts administration at New Jersey State Council of a State / County Block Grant Grants program through a partnership. Mercer County Cultural Festival is one of the major festivals in Mercer County it is held on October 13th every year in Mercer County Park in West Windsor, NJ. There are several parks in the county Mercer. The Mercer County Central Park is the largest U.S. Olympic Rowing Team's training center is for sports teams. Mercer County has four public golf courses, Trenton Titans professional hockey team and the New York Yankees AA-affiliate Trenton Thunder at Waterfront Park, parks and outdoor facilities in a number of entertainments. Sovereign Bank Arena, the best performance venues in place of its size in the world.

      Mercer County Demographics
Mercer County Total Population is 350,000
Mercer County Male Population is 170,000
Mercer County Female Population is 180,000
Mercer County White Non-Hispanic Alone Population is 58.4%
Mercer County Black Non-Hispanic Alone Population is 19.2%
Mercer County Hispanic or Latino Population is 12.8%
Mercer County Asian alone Population is 7.8%
Mercer County Two or more races Population is 1.3%

      Mercer County Education
Princeton University is the leading educational institution in Mercer County. There are many educational facilities in Mercer County, New Jersey they are Rider University, Mercer County Community College and Thomas Edison State College. Number of companies and large public districts are offering a broad range for continuing education. There are number of preparatory schools nationally including Lawrence School, Princeton, Peddie School in Hightstown and the Han School. County has 3,597 teachers and 50,029 students in Mercer access for employees, there are 94 schools, has nine public school districts. Mercer County Adult Education for their academic goals and success of the success of our learners struggle to provide focused educational environment.

      Mercer County History
The county was officially established in 1838, and the other surrounding counties carved out of the key battles of the Revolutionary War re-joining the Mercer County American have a historical impact. The county named was honor of Brigadier General Hugh Mercer County (1725-1877). Mitchell County was the first English settlers in Clay. His wife, Phoebe, and their children arrived in 1775. In August 1783, when he was away on a hunting trip, 11 Indians were attacked by a band of his own. He was under the command of General Jacob Cox, Union Army retreated from May 1, 1862, during the Civil War, and a Confederate Army colonel named Walter Jenifer set fire to the courthouse. After the war, the town was slowly rebuilt. Primarily he left federal Judge Nathaniel Harrison, Princeton, and the court is not permitted by the local residents and the local support of the South during the Civil War erupted because of the dispute over the location of the county seat in 1865. Successful initiative built morale among pro-independence colonists. Mercer County also has a fictional version of the United States most popular landing place for Martin specializes in the attack. In 1938, the county has become one of the most popular American radio dramas, Orson Welles, starred in the World War II. At Grover's Mill Park is set to be a monument.

      Mercer County Transportation
Mercer County, all pass through the county routes, state routes, U.S. routes, and interrelationships. County roads are traverse through County by county roads, and the trip to Route 518, County Route 524, County Route 526, County Route 533, County Route 535, County Route 539, County Route 546, County Route 569, County Route 571, and Route 583. Mercer County such as Interstate 295, Interstate 195, and Interstate 95 some limited access to roads, houses. Lawrence Township Interstate 95 abruptly ends at U.S. 1 & I-295 interchange and the I-295 South County has defecting Mercer. This is all part of the County of Mercer, Somerset County, in Franklin; to go from Hopewell was canceled due to the Somerset Freeway.

      Mercer County College
Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, New Jersey, USA - 13,000 Students

      Mercer County Tourist Attractions
Bainbridge House, Historical Society of Princeton
Benjamin Temple House in the Drake Farm, Ewing Historic and Preservation Society
Crossroads of the American Revolution Association
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
Dorothea House
Ellarslie Mansion
Ely House, Hightstown East-Windsor Historical Society
First Presbyterian Church
Friends of the Bordentown-Hamilton-Trenton Marsh
Hamilton Scrapbook Tom Glover Remembers
Hopewell Museum
Hopewell Valley Historical Society
Howell Living History Farm
Isaac Watston House
Johnson Ferry House
Lawrenceville Main Street
Lawrenceville Presbyerian Church
Masonic Temple Morven
Mercer County Holocaust Resource Center
Nassau Hall
National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey
New Jersey State House
Old Mill Hill District
Princeton Battlefield State Park
Princeton Cemetery of the Nassau Presbyterian Church
Princeton University Campus Tour
Robbins House on Hillcrest Farm
Sayen House and Gardens
Schenck House, Mary Schenck
St Mary's Cathedral
St. Michaels' Episcopal Church
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association
Trenton Battle Monument
Trenton Historical Society

      Mercer County Museums
Bainbridge House
Benjamin Temple House
Clarke House Museum
Camp Olden Civil War Round Table and Museum
Ely House Museum
Grounds for Sculpture
Hopewell Museum
John Abbot House
KidsBridge Museum of Tolerance
Kuser Farm Mansion
Morven Museum & Garden
New Jersey State House
New Jersey State Museum
New Jersey State Police Museum and Learning Center
Old Barracks Museum
Princeton University Art Museum
Sarnoff Museum
Trenton City Museum
Washington Crossing State Park
William Trent House

      Mercer County Libraries
Mercer County Library System
NJ State Library
Hamilton Township Free Public Library
Hopewell Public Library
Pennington Public Library
Princeton Public Library
Trenton Public Library

      Mercer County Neighboring Counties
Burlington County
Bucks County
Hunterdon County
Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Somerset County

      Mercer County Parks
Ackerman Park
Armstrong Park
Assunpink Park
Autumn Hill Park
Baldwin State Park
Baldwin State Wildlife Management Area
Banchoff Park
Bromley Park
Cadwalader Park
Cannon Green
Central Park
Colonial Lake Park
Colonial Memorial Park
Crestmont Park
Curlis Lake County Park
DeNunzio Pool
Etra Park
Hamilton Park
Herrontown Woods Arboretum
Hopewell Boro Park
John S Watson Park
Kunkel Park
Lions Park
Lions Stadium
Marquard Park
Mercer County Park
Mercer County Park
Moody Park
Mountain View Park
North Trenton Park
Old Mill Road County Park
Palmer Square
Princeton Battle Monument
Princeton Battlefield State Park
Princeton Metro Park
Rosedale Park
Scudder Plaza
Stacy Park
Temple Park
Turtleback Park
Van Horn Park
Vannest State Wildlife Management Area
Veterans Park
Village Park
Washington Crossing State Park
West Windsor Community Park
Wetzel Field

      Mercer County Religious
Mercer County Catholic Church Population is 61%
Mercer County Muslim Estimate Population is 7%
Mercer County Presbyterian Church Church Population is 6%
Mercer County Jewish Population is 5%
Mercer County Other Population is 21%

      Mercer County Government
Mercer County has County Executive management functions and activities of the Board of Freeholders to implement the policy, the ability to select a county executive form of government. Members of the seven-person board of chosen Freeholders are elected for three-year alternate. The Chair of the Board, its members, and the Vice Chair is selected by an annual basis. His works with the Board's policy and the County Executive's powers as a formulator provides a check. The Board of County contracts to all Department Heads, and appointments to boards and commissions to the advice and consent of the County Executive's. County official from the proposed budget for each year in the county in January, after which it completely, review the appropriate changes, and then vote on the budget as a function of the Board.

      Mercer County Geography
According to the 2010 census, the total area of 228.89 in the County 224.56 square miles (592.8 km2), (or 98.11%) is land and 4.33 square miles (11.2 km 2) (or 1.89%), it's, (11.2 km2) (or 1.89%) the square miles of water. Generally flat and close to the Delaware River, with some of the county in the inner coastal plain low-lying hills. Mercer County, NJ, 43 inches of rain per year and receives. An average of 37 in the U.S. Snowfall is 20 inches. 25 inches of snow per year, and receives an average U.S. city.

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