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The State of
New Jersey (NJ)


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The capital of New Jersey is Trenton.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for New Jersey: NJ

Typical abbreviation for New Jersey: N.J.

The pronunciation of New Jersey:

When the people of New Jersey refer to themselves: 1:; 2:

Time Zone: The state of New Jersey is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Nickname for New Jersey: "The Garden State"

State Motto: "Liberty and Prosperity"

State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch (carduelis tristis)

State Tree: Northern Red Oak (quercus rubra)

State Flower: Purple Violet (viola sororia)

Statehood: New Jersey became the 3rd state on Dec 18, 1787.

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