Capital City: Trenton
Population (2019):. 8,899,339; Rank: 11 of 50 | Population Quick Facts
Admission to Statehood: December 18, 1787 (3rd State)
State Motto: Liberty and Prosperity
State Nickname: Garden State
Origin of State Name: The land was officially named New Jersey after the Isle of Jersey in the English Channel. Carteret had been governor of the Isle of Jersey. Berkeley and Carteret sold the land at low prices and allowed the settlers to have political and religious freedom.
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Area Codes: 201, 551, 609, 732, 848, 856, 862, 908, 973
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Flag: The State flag of New Jersey is buff colored. The state coat of arms is emblazoned in the center. The shield has three plows with a horse’s head above it. Two women represent the goddesses of Liberty and Agriculture. A ribbon at the bottom includes the year of independence in 1776 and reads: Liberty and Prosperity. The New Jersey state flag was formally adopted in 1896. Get this Flag
- Area: 8,722 sq.mi (22,590 sq.km.), 47th
- Land: 7,419 sq.mi. (19,215 sq.km.), 46th
- Water: 1,303 sq.mi. (3,375 sq.km.), 27th
- Coastline: 130 mi. (209 km.), 13th
- Shoreline: 1,792 mi. (2,884 km.), 14th
Highest Point: High Point ; 1,803 feet, (550 m.) 40th tallest
Lowest Point: New Jersey; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest
Geographic Center: Mercer, 5 miles southeast of Trenton
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- Absolute Center: 40°4.2’N / 74°33.5’W
- Relative Center: Mercer, 5 miles southeast of Trenton
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Governor: Phil Murphy (D)
Senators: Cory Booker (D) Bob Melendez (D)
Representatives: House Senate
Constitution: New Jersey’s Constitution , 3rd State
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Electoral College Votes: 14 votes
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- Agriculture: Nursery stock, horses, vegetables, fruits and nuts, seafood, dairy products.
- Industry: Chemical products, food processing, electric equipment, printing and publishing, tourism.
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