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New Jersey

New Jersey Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 7,417 sq miles
    (water) 1,303 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 8,720 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 40 miles from Trenton, directly east to the Atlantic Ocean
  • Vertical Length: 165 miles from High Point, directly south to Cape May

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (3) New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware
  • Counties: (21) Map
  • County: (largest by population) Bergen 893,926
  • Geographic Center: is approximately 5 miles southeast of Trenton, in Mercer County
  • Highest Point: High Point, at 1,803 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: 253 ft.
  • Relative Location

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New Jersey Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Egg Harbor Township Atlantic 609
Hackensack Bergen 201
Marlton Burlington 856
Camden Camden 856
Cape May Cape May 609
Vineland Cumberland 856
Newark Essex 973
Williamstown Gloucester 856
Jersey City Hudson 201
Flemington Hunterdon 908
Trenton Mercer 609
Edison Middlesex 732
Freehold Monmouth 732
Morristown Morris 973
Toms River Ocean 732
Paterson Passaic 973
Penns Grove Salem 856
Somerset Somerset 732
Newton Sussex 973
Elizabeth Union 908
Hackettstown Warren 908

About the Author

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.