New Jersey USA

US State of New Jersey

New Jersey , Middle Atlantic state of the E United States. New Jersey is bordered by New York State (north & across Hudson River and New York Harbor to the east), the Atlantic Ocean (east), Delaware, across Delaware Bay (south), and Pennsylvania across the Delaware River (west).  New Jersey is the fifth smallest and most densely populated state of the United States of America.

The U.S. postal abbreviation for the state of New Jersey is NJ.

The state is named after the island of Jersey in the English Channel.

New Jersey Population

Population of New Jersey is 8,791,894 according to 2010 census.

The northern third of the state lies within the Appalachian Highland region.  Southeast of the Highlands lie the Triassic lowlands or piedmont plains, extending from the north-eastern border to Trenton , the New Jersey state capital and encompassing every major city of the state except Camden and Atlantic City .

East of Newark , the largest city and Hackensack acres of tidal marshes have been converted to industrial, office and commercial use.

New Jersey Time

New Jersey is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA).  Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).


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