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Jersey City is located in Hudson County, in the Gateway Region, and is the county seat. It is east of Newark, along Interstate 78 on the banks of the Hudson River near Staten Island.

Jersey City is one of the busiest transportation centers in the world. Jersey City is part of the Jersey City, New Jersey metro area.

Dutch traders established a trading post at the site of the present city during the 17th century. Robert Fulton introduced steam ferry service across the Hudson to New York City in 1812. The city was incorporated in 1820. The Hudson Tubes connecting Jersey City with New York City were completed in 1910.

The 2000 Census ranked Jersey City the fourth most crowded city in the U.S., with 16,111 people per square mile. Locals are called Jersey Cityites.

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Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
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Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.