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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:
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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