Cities in New Jersey

New Jersey is the 47th most extensive and the 11th most populated state of the United States. Newark is the most populous city in the state. As of 2016, the city had an estimated population of 281,764 inhabitants. Jersey City, the seat of the Hudson County, is the second most populous city with a population of approximately 264,152 people. Paterson and Elizabeth are the other two cities which have a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants. Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, is the 10th most populous city in the state. There are around 84,056 people living in Trenton. Tavistock, a borough in Camden County, is the least populated. As of 2016, there were just five people living in Tavistock. Newark is the first city to be incorporated, while the village of Loch Arbour is the most recent one. Newark was incorporated on October 31, 1693, and Loch Arbour was incorporated on April 23, 1957.

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There are 21 counties in the state. Located on the banks of the Delaware River, Trenton is the state capital. Newark is the most populous city in New Jersey and second largest city in the New York Metropolitan Area. Major attractions in the city are: Branch Brook Park, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Newark Museum, and New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Famous for beautiful boardwalk and casinos, Atlantic City hosts the Miss America pageant. Jersey City is state's second largest city. Paterson is a cultural melting pot. Edison is named after the famous inventor, Thomas Edison. founded before the American Revolution, Princeton University is located in a college town of same name.

Getting In and Around

Newark Liberty International Airport (NWR) and Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) are major airports in New Jersey.

Amtrak's Cardinal, Acela Express, Crescent, Northeast Regional, and Silver Star serve Newark Penn Station.

I-95, I-80, and I-78 are primary interstate highways in New Jersey.

List of Cities in New Jersey

City NameCountyPopulation (2011)
Atlantic CityAtlantic County 39,558
BayonneHudson 63,024
BridgetonCumberland 25,349
CliftonPassaic 84,136
East OrangeEssex 64,270
ElizabethUnion 124,969
EnglewoodBergen 27,147
GarfieldBergen 30,487
HackensackBergen 43,010
HobokenHudson 50,005
Jersey CityHudson 247,597
LindenUnion 40,499
Long BranchMonmouth 30,719
City NameCountyPopulation (2011)
MillvilleCumberland 28,400
New BrunswickMiddlesex 55,181
NewarkEssex 277,140
PassaicPassaic County69,781
PatersonPassaic 146,199
Perth AmboyMiddlesex 50,814
PlainfieldUnion 49,808
PleasantvilleAtlantic 20,249
RahwayUnion 27,346
SummitUnion 21,457
TrentonMercer 84,913
Union CityHudson 66,455
VinelandCumberland 60,724

Last Updated Date: August 28th, 2017