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Encyclopedia > North Jersey
Metropolitan statistical areas and divisions of New Jersey; counties shaded in blue hues are in the New York City metro; counties shaded in green hues are in the Philadelphia metro. It should be noted that Mercer County and Warren County are located in the 'Greater' New York Metropolitan Area and that Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland Counties are in the 'Greater' Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Metropolitan statistical areas and divisions of New Jersey; counties shaded in blue hues are in the New York City metro; counties shaded in green hues are in the Philadelphia metro. It should be noted that Mercer County and Warren County are located in the 'Greater' New York Metropolitan Area and that Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland Counties are in the 'Greater' Philadelphia Metropolitan Area

'North Jersey is a name for the northern part of the U.S. State of New Jersey, which is sandwiched between two important cities: New York City (which North Jersey locals refer to as "The City") and Philadelphia (which South Jersey locals refer to as "The City"). Benjamin Franklin described New Jersey as "a barrel tapped at both ends," and things haven't changed much since. North Jersey is the primary area of the state within the New York City sphere of influence. Image File history File links New_Jersey_Counties_by_metro_area_labeled. ... Image File history File links New_Jersey_Counties_by_metro_area_labeled. ... MSAs and divisions of New Jersey; counties shaded in blue hues are in the New York City metro; counties shaded in green hues are in the Philadelphia metro New Jersey has seven Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... Nickname: Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Government  - Mayor John F. Street (D) Area  - City 369. ... Benjamin Franklin (January 17 [O.S. January 6] 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the most well known Founding Fathers of the United States. ...


Some define North Jersey as all points in New Jersey north of Interstate 195. Others, primarily those who live in the northern tier of counties, count only that area north of the mouth of the Raritan River. Interstate 195 (abbreviated I-195) begins at Route 34 in Wall Township and ends at I-295 just south of Trenton, New Jersey. ... The Raritan River is a major river of central New Jersey in the United States. ...


The true definition of North Jersey is the group of counties closest to New York City: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Warren, and Sussex.


The historic province of East Jersey in roughly the same area as the contemporary North Jersey. The original provinces of West and East New Jersey are shown in yellow and green respectively. ...


See also: Jersey

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North Jersey counties

Bergen County is the most populous county of the state of New Jersey, United States. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of New Jersey. ... The skyline of Jersey City, as seen from Lower New York Bay. ... Morris County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey, about 25 mi (40 km) west of New York City. ... Passaic County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... The County of Sussex (also known as Sussex County) is the northernmost county in the State of New Jersey. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ...

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It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Metropolitan statistical areas and divisions of New Jersey; counties shaded in blue hues are in the New York City metro; counties shaded in green hues are in the Philadelphia metro. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

North Jersey Demographics

  • In the Forbes magazine 2006 ranking of the Most Expensive ZIP Codes in the United States, Alpine was ranked as the 15th most expensive in the country, with a median home sale price in 2005 of $1,790,000. North Jersey is easily seen as one of the most prominent regions in the United States, ranking among the highest-income areas in the country. The extent of North Jersey's tax income is very vast and increasing abnormally fast, even sweeping the into the southern region of the state.

External links

  • Harriman Hikers- A North New Jersey Singles Hiking Club. Since 1974.
  • Highlands Natural Pool, Ringwood. Since 1935.

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North Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (343 words)
North Jersey is an informal and indefinite name for the northern or northeastern part of New Jersey, which is sandwiched between two important cities: New York, New York (which North Jersey locals refer to as "The City") and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (which South Jersey locals refer to as "The City").
North Jersey is theoretically the area within the New York City sphere of influence.
The historic province of East Jersey in roughly the same area as the contemporary North Jersey.
New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (7117 words)
It is bordered on the north by New York, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the southwest by Delaware, and on the west by Pennsylvania.
New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south and southwest by Delaware; and on the west by Pennsylvania.
New Jersey was once a politically competitive state; the governorship alternated between the parties from the election of Richard J. Hughes in 1961 until Democrat Jon Corzine was elected to replace a Democrat in 2005; the legislature has also switched hands, and one house was evenly divided from 1999–2001.
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