Tenth (administrative division)

A tenth was used to divide the former American Province of West Jersey into smaller administrative divisions. Despite seemingly related names, tenths are not directly related to hundreds, other than both being administrative divisions.

Tenth
CategoryCounty division
LocationWest New Jersey
Found inCounties
Created
  • Various, see text
Abolished
  • Various, see text
Possible status
  • Defunct
AreasUp to 64,000 acres
Government
  • Constables
  • Road Overseers
  • Surveyors of the Highways
  • Assessors
  • Tax Collectors
Subdivisions
  • Precincts
  • Townships
  • Constableries