U.S. STATE FACTS

New Jersey Facts

Cape May Lighthouse in New Jersey
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Introduction - New Jersey Facts

The state of New Jersey is found in the Northeast Region of the United States and borders on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, known as the New Jersey Shore. Its three neighboring states are Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania. New Jersey, abbreviated NJ, has 21 counties and is the only state where all of them are considered to be metropolitan areas. It is easy to see why New Jersey has a higher population density than any other state in the entire U.S. The kid-friendly information below offers quick facts such as when New Jersey became a state and what New Jersey is best known for, but you will also find many other interesting facts and historical information about the state that is home to the very first Indian Reservation.

New Jersey Quick Facts

Interesting New Jersey Facts

New Jersey Historical Facts