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Elizabeth, New Jersey

Elizabeth New Jersey
Full nameCity of Elizabeth, New Jersey
Official nameCity of Elizabeth, New Jersey
Settlement typeCity
MottoWhere history meets present
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
IncorporatedMarch 13, 1855
TypeFaulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
MayorChris Bollwage
Total Area13.7 sq mi (35.5 km2)
Land Area12.2 sq mi (31.6 km2)
Water Area1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
Elevation16 ft (4.9 m)
Total Population124969 (2010 Census)
Density (pop.)3963.8/km2 (10269/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code07201 - Union Square station
07202 - Bayway station
07206 - Elizabethport station
07207 - P.O. Boxes
07208 - Elmora station
Area code908
FIPS code34-21000 
GNIS feature ID0876147 

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Elizabeth is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 124,969, retaining its ranking as New Jersey's fourth largest city (by population) with an increase of 4,401 residents (an added 3.7%) from its 2000 Census population of 120,568. It is the county seat of Union County .

In 2008, Elizabeth was named one of "America's 50 Greenest Cities" by Popular Science magazine, the only city in New Jersey selected.

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