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New Jersey Information

Find out all you wanted to know about the Garden State including local government, economics and tourism information. Source: Newark Public Library

Recommended Books

Encyclopedia of New Jersey
Call Number: R 974.9 EN
ISBN: 0813533252




Digging New Jersey's past
Call Number: 974.901 VE
ISBN: 0813531136





Monsters of New Jersey - Loren Coleman
Call Number: 001.944 CO
ISBN: 0811735966





Remarkable New Jersey Women - Carol J. Binkowski; Lynn Wenzel
Call Number: 920.72 WE
ISBN: 9780762712724
Publication Date: 2003-07-01




Quick Facts about NJ

State Seal -

State Flag -

The New Jersey State Flag was adopted in 1896. Its official color is buff, which is a yellowish-tan color. The colors of the state flag, buff and dark blue (Jersey blue), were the colors George Washington chose for the flag of New Jersey's army regiments during the Revolutionary War. The state seal is featured on the flag.     
State Flower - The Violet

State Bird - The Eastern Goldfinch

State Tree - The Red Oak   

State Bug - The Honeybee

State Animal - The Horse

State Dinosaur - The Hadrosaurus Foulkii

State Folk Dance - The Square Dance

State Fish - The Brook Trout

State Shell - The Knobbed Whelk

State Ship - The A.J. Meerwald

State Fruit - The Blueberry

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