Where is New Jersey?

The given New Jersey location map shows that New Jersey is located on the Middle Atlantic coast of Northern-eastern United States.

Location Map of New Jersey

Where is New Jersey State Located?

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. New Jersey shares its state borders with Delaware in the south-west, Pennsylvania in the east, and New York in the north. Besides, it has coastline in the east along the Atlantic Ocean. Likewise, New Jersey lies completely within the sprawling metropolitan areas of New York City and Philadelphia. Surprisingly, New Jersey is the most densely populated state and second wealthiest state in the United States.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton; however, the largest city is Newark. Other important cities are Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Edison, and Woodbridge Township.

Having the humid continental climate, New Jersey is one of the most preferred tourists destinations. The state has numerous tourists’ attractions including museums, theme parks, sport centers, and entertainment centers.

New Jersey State Facts

State NameNew Jersey
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Capital CityTrenton
Largest cityNewark
Largest MetroGreater New York
AbbreviationNJ, N.J. US-NJ
Joined the UnionDecember 18, 1787 (3rd)
NicknameGarden State
Area8,722.58 sq mi (22,591.38 km2)
TimezoneEastern: UTC -5/-4
Population8,882,190 [11th](as of 2019)
Density1,210.10/sq mi (467/km2)[1st]
Highest PointHigh Point
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean
AirportNewark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Official Websitewww.nj.gov