New Jersey
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New Jersey

New Jersey was the 3rd state to join the United States of America. New Jersey officially became a state on December 18, 1787. The capital city is Trenton, but the largest city is Newark.

Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know New Jersey better.

  • State Abbreviation - NJ
  • State Nickname - Garden State
  • State Bird - Eastern goldfinch
  • State Mammal - Horse
  • State Dinosaur - Hadrosaurus foulkii
  • State Folk Dance - Square dance
  • State Tree - Red oak

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Did you know that New Jersey is the 47th biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 8,722 square miles.