New Jersey: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

New Jersey is an American state on the East Coast, its northern neighbor being New York, thus often serving as the point of entry to this metropolis. The state of New Jersey has two specific features that set it apart from others – almost all of its residents live in cities, and their homes are also adorned with an unprecedented amount of greenery.

New Jersey: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of New Jersey / Where is New Jersey?

Table of Contents
  1. Basic Information about New Jersey
  2. What to See in the State of New Jersey
  3. Fun Facts about New Jersey
  4. New Jersey Weather
  5. Largest Cities in New Jersey
  6. Food Prices in New Jersey
  7. State Symbols of New Jersey

Basic Information about New Jersey

What to See in the State of New Jersey

  1. Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in New Jersey
  2. Atlantic City Promenade
  3. Air Museum at Naval Air Station Wildwood
  4. Thomas Edison Park in West Orange
  5. High Point State Park
  6. Princeton State Park with the Battle of Princeton Battlefield (1777)
  7. Beaches in Cape May City
  8. Pinball Museum in Asbury Park
  9. Liberty State Park
  10. Paterson Great Falls

You can post tips for other sights and places of interest in New Jersey in the discussion.

Fun Facts about New Jersey

Date of New Jersey’s Entry into the Union

December 18, 1787 (3rd in order)

New Jersey state nickname

The Garden State

The Highest Mountain in New Jersey

High Point (550 metres)

Rivers in New Jersey

  1. Hudson River (507 km)
  2. Delaware River (484 km)
  3. Wallkill River (142 km)
  4. Passaic River (130 km)
  5. Great Egg Harbor River (89 km)

Airports in New Jersey

  1. Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Atlantic City International Airport
  3. Trenton Mercer Airport
  4. Teterboro Airport
  5. Morristown Munincipal Airport

New Jersey Sports Teams

  • NFL (American football): New York Jets, New York Giants
  • MLB (baseball): no team
  • MLS (football): New York Red Bulls
  • NHL (ice hockey): New Jersey Devils
  • NBA (basketball): no team

Universities in New Jersey

  • Princeton University
  • State University of New Jersey
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology

ZIP Codes

07001-08989

Weather in New Jersey | Average Temperatures in New Jersey | Average Precipitation in New Jersey

New Jersey Weather

There are four seasons in New Jersey, with average temperatures in the summer hovering around 20-30°C. Same with the amount of rain and snow. Temperatures in winter range between -10°C and +6°C.

In late winter and early spring, floods regularly hit the country. Tornadoes and hurricanes are rare.

Current Forecasts:

Largest Cities in New Jersey

# City Population Map
1 Newark 277,140 Show on Map
2 Jersey City 247,597 Show on Map
3 Paterson 146,199 Show on Map
4 Elizabeth 124,969 Show on Map
5 Edison 102,548 Show on Map
6 Toms River 88,791 Show on Map
7 Trenton 84,913 Show on Map
8 Clifton 84,136 Show on Map
9 Camden 77,344 Show on Map
10 Cherry Hill 70,475 Show on Map

Food Prices in New Jersey

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal prices: $8.50
  • Restaurant draft beer (0.5L): $4.75
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $3.53
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $2.19
  • Milk (1 l): $1.10
  • Bread (500 g): $3.00
  • Rice (1 kg): $4.47
  • Egg (12 pcs): $2.79
  • Cheese (1 kg): $13.95
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $7.71
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $12.11
  • Apples (1 kg): $3.79
  • Bananas (1 kg): $1.47
  • Oranges (1 kg): $4.67
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $3.29
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $1.53
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $1.45
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $2.36
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $9.50

Grocery prices in the city of Newark valid in January 2021. Take these as a guide, prices vary widely from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

New Jersey Flag | New Jersey State Emblem

State Symbols of New Jersey

  • Color: dark blue, tan
  • Dinosaur: hadrosaurus
  • Insect: honey bee
  • Flower: flower
  • Ship: A. J. Meerwald
  • Motto: “Liberty and Prosperity”
  • Fruit: Canadian blueberry
  • Bird: Yellow finch
  • Fish: American whitefish
  • Tree: red oak
  • Dance: Square Dance
  • Vegetable: tomatoes
  • Animal: horse

Contribute with Your Question or Personal Experience

Add a comment

Please read the article and preceding comments before posing any questions. I personally review all new comments and promptly remove any advertisements, spam, or offensive content.

Save on Car Rentals in the USA