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Can you name the 20 most populous municipalities in New Jersey when given their municipal origins?

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original township of southern Essex County (1693, city replaced township and borough 1855)
from northern Acquackanonk Twp. (1831, reincorporated as city 1851)
within Hunterdon County (1720, city incorporated separately from township 1792, absorbed township 1837)
from Nottingham Twp. (1842)
from Newton Twp. (1828)
original township of Monmouth County (1693)
original township of Middlesex County (1669)
original township of Gloucester County (1695)
original township of central Essex County (1693, reincorporated as city 1836)
from Brick Twp. (1892)
OriginMunicipalityPop.
from South Amboy Twp. (1869, renamed 1975)
from southeastern Acquackanonk Twp. (1869, reincorporated as city 1873)
from Shrewsbury Twp. (1768, renamed 2006)
replaced Acquackanonk Twp. (1917)
replaced Union Hill, West Hoboken towns (1925)
from Waterford Twp. (1844, renamed 1961)
from Dover, Howell twps. (1850)
from Orange town (1863, reincorporated as city 1899)
from Piscataway, Woodbridge twps. (1870, renamed 1954)
from Bergen Twp. (1820)

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