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Science In Your Backyard: New Jersey

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New Jersey State Facts

Image of New Jersey with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Trenton(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 7,417 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 8,791,894
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
High Point at 1,803 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Sussex
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Mercer County approx. 5 miles southeast of Trenton
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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