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New Jersey

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Capital
Trenton
Became a State
December 18, 1787 (3rd)
Location
Mid Atlantic United States
Area
8,721 sq. miles (47th)
Population
8,791,894 (11th)
Major Cities
Newark. Paterson, Elizabeth, Trenton, Jersey City, Edison

Products
nursery stock, horses, vegetables, fruit, nuts, seafood, dairy products
Climate
temperate climate, hot humid summers and cold winters
Yearly Precipitation
averages 42 inches
Professional Sports Teams
Note: one major league soccer team and 2 National Football Association teams
Identify as being from New York
New Jersey Devils(National Hockey League)
New Jersey Nets (National Basketball Association)
New Jersey Pride (Major league Lacrosse)
Major Waterways
Atlantic Ocean, Delaware River, Hudson River
Most Famous Citizens
Grover Cleveland (President of the United States)
Frank Sinatra (singer)
Bruce Springsteen (singer)
Jack Nicholson (actor) 

Joyce Kilmer (poet)
Judy Blume (author)
Aaron Burr (political leader)
James Fenmore Cooper (author)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Goldfinch 
Purple Violet
Horse
Red Oak 
Honeybee

 

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