New Jersey Entered the Union: December 18, 1787 (3) Capital: Trenton Origin of Name: from the British Channel Isle of Jersey State Nickname: Garden State State Tree: Red Oak State Song: "I'm From New Jersey" State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch State Motto: Liberty and Prosperity State Flower: Purple Violet State Forests: 11 • State Parks: 39 State Mammal: Horse Famous For: Princeton University, Tourist Resorts
Jersey Girl!! I renamed North Jersey New New York. South Jersey and North Jersey are very different. We still farm and rodeo in South Jersey. North Jersey is just different. I was born and raised in Jersey, I have all rights to be saying this. BOOM!