| Union County, New Jersey
|| Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
| Clark Township, New Jersey
|| Cranford Township, New Jersey
| Elizabeth, New Jersey
|| Kenilworth, New Jersey
| Mountainside Borough, New Jersey
|| New Providence, New Jersey
| Plainfield, New Jersey
|| Rahway, New Jersey
| Roselle Park, New Jersey
|| Scotch Plains/Fanwood, New Jersey
| Springfield Township, New Jersey
|| Summit, New Jersey
| Westfield, New Jersey
|| Linden, New Jersey
| Somerset, New Jersey
|| Hillside, New Jersey
| Essex County, New Jersey
New Jersey is known as "The Garden State" and for good reason. One million acres of New Jersey is productive farmland (about 20% of its land area). Garden vegetables, cranberries, blueberries, and peaches are their prime crops. Poultry, dairy products, and seafood are also represented well in New Jersey. New Jersey is also one of the foremost research centers in the world and a formidable producer of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and instruments.
With over 125 miles of beautiful white sandy shoreline, it could just as easily be referred to as the "Beach State." Upon discovering it in 1609, Henry Hudson marveled at its beauty. The 1855 Barnegat Lighthouse, the barrier reef island (Island Beach State Park), and the 21- mile long Long Beach Island are famed worldwide. Also not to be missed is the international resort of Atlantic City. Non-stop casino gaming, wonderful restaurants and headline entertainment have made this one of the most visited leisure and business travel destinations in America.
We could also call it "The History State." New Jersey's official website boasts " General George Washington did more than sleep in New Jersey." One of the 13 original colonies, New Jersey was the site of more than 100 Revolutionary War battles between 1776-1783. Washington composed his famed "Farewell to the Troops" in Rockingham, New Jersey. The Battle of Monmouth was at the site of Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, New Jersey is the home of Molly Pitcher. Washington made his memorable late night crossing of the frigid Delaware River on December 25, 1776 right here – in New Jersey. History lovers can get inducted into the Continental Army at the Old Barracks Museum in historic downtown Trenton. You also don't want to miss visits to the restored towns of Cold Spring Village, Allaire Village in Farmingdale, and Batsto. Then be sure to see Cape May’s Victorian architecture and quaint bed and breakfasts as well as the famed Cape May Lighthouse. A don't miss would also be Thomas Alva Edison's laboratory complex (now a National Historic Landmark) in West Orange, home to a thousand patents including inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, phonograph and the motion picture camera.
New Jersey is also known for its Sports!! Did you know that the first organized baseball game took place in Hoboken in 1846? Beyond the organized leagues, New Jersey boasts championship golf courses and top rated ski facilities. Just for fun, there's "X"! It's the world's first 4-th dimensional coaster that spins riders 360-degrees forwards and backwards on a separate axis. Ride it now at the Xtreme Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
New Jerseyites? New Jerseyans? Or just "Joisey", New Jersey natives (population 8,414,350 in 2000 Census) have proven their worth to the United States and the world in Gross National Product and hospitality. Tourism is New Jersey's second largest industry.
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Other New Jersey Links of Interest
New Jersey Link New Jersey's Premiere Search Engine.
New Jersey.com: New Jersey Online News from the Star-Ledger, the Times of Trenton, and the Associated Press.
New Jersey History Links
New Jersey Links - New Jersey's Online Resource Mud Hole Dumping & Sand Mining Information;
Airports, Bed & Breakfast, Camp Grounds
New Jersey State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
.. Military Links; Vital Records
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
New Jersey Vital Records Information - birth or death & Divorce decrees
The Port Authority of NY & New Jersey
Public Technology Inc.
Spirit | Regional History PopWarner site check Eastern Region.
State Historical Agencies Links
State of New Jersey Home Page
State of New Jersey - Agencies New Jersey municipalities, not necessarily "official"
pages for these towns.
Weird New Jersey - New Jersey Legends & Lore
Biography with illustrations of Henry Hudson (Copyright Ian Chadwick)
Fossils of New Jersey (copyright Steve Kurth)
Indian Tribes in Hudson Valley, including Delaware, Wappingers and Lenni Lenape Prior to Colonial Settlement (Marist College)
Portrait and brief profile of William Franklin (Franklin Institute Web Site)
World's First Dinosaur Skeleton Hadrosaurus Foulkii found in Haddonfield (with photographs and reference material) (Web Site Copyright Hoag Levins)
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