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Jersey City, New Jersey

Jersey City New Jersey
Full nameCity of Jersey City
Official nameCity of Jersey City
Settlement typeCity
Motto“Let Jersey Prosper”
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
TypeFaulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
MayorJerramiah Healy (2013)
Business AdministratorJohn "Jack" Kelly
Total Area21.11 sq mi (54.7 km2)
Land Area14.92 sq mi (38.6 km2)
Water Area6.20 sq mi (16.1 km2)
Elevation20 ft (6.1 m)
Total Population247597 (2010 Census)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes07097, 07302-07308, 07310-07311
Area code201 and 551
FIPS code34-36000 
GNIS feature ID0885264 

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Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.

Part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City lies between the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay across from Lower Manhattan and the Hackensack River and Newark Bay. A port of entry, with 11 miles (17.7 km) of waterfront and significant rail connections, Jersey City is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Service industries have played a prominent role in the redevelopment of its waterfront and the creation of one of the nation's largest downtowns. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population of Jersey City was 247,597, making it the second-largest city in New Jersey.

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Jersey City owner of 10 McDonald's restaurants says hundreds of job applicants ... - The Jersey Journal - Tweet this news
The Jersey Journal - McDonald's in America, including the 171 locations in -New Jersey-, hosted a National Hiring Day yesterday to try and fill some of the full-time and part-time positions - from food crew to managers. "This i - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:42:45 GMT+00:00
State launches bid to boost New Jersey-grown wood products - Press of Atlantic City Tweet this news
Press of Atlantic City--Ben Fogletto -New Jersey- Audubon Society Director of Conservation Troy Ettel, left, and state Agriculture Department Secretary Douglas Fisher talk with Schairer Bros. Saw Mill owner Paul Schairer on Tuesday in Egg Harbor -City-. . - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:12:30 GMT+00:00
Joel Julio-Antoine Smith Official For May 20th Clash - Tweet this news fighter favorites to be featured on the undercard include: Sadam "World Kid' Ali of Brooklyn, NY; Jose "Mangu" Peralta of -Jersey City-, -NJ-; Vinny O'Brien of East Hanover, NJ; and Tyrone Luckey - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 04:05:37 GMT+00:00
Bar, Jersey City, in battle over wheelchair ramp - Tweet this news CITY-, -NJ- (WABC) -- Owners of a bar and grill in Jersey City are upset after a ramp that made their business handicapped accessible was removed by contractors working for the city. Now they're told if they want it replaced they - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 22:00:39 GMT+00:00
Tayari era ends at NAACP, new leader vows to rebuild: Morgan's Corner - The Jersey Journal - Tweet this news
The Jersey Journal - Earl Morgan/For The -Jersey- Journal View full sizeJournal photoMeet the -new- president of the -Jersey City- branch of the NAACP, retired police detective Calvin Hart. After a series of surprising and unexpected events, in - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:14:34 GMT+00:00
Panasonic To Announce Newark Move Wednesday - Twice Tweet this news
Twice--Newark, -NJ- - Panasonic is expected to announce the move of its headquarters from Secaucus to this -New Jersey city- tomorrow morning at 10 am at 1 Riverfront Center. According to a media invitation there will be plenty ... - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 20:06:01 GMT+00:00
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The Jersey Journal - Restrepo, -Jersey City- Episcopal CDC Director of Real Estate, and Ricardo Rosario, Senior Directing Manager, discuss the state of home foreclosures in -Jersey City-. (Adam Holsten/The -Jersey- Journal) Share the videos y - Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2011 06:39:49 GMT+00:00
Computer hacker sent to prison for 24 months - Reuters Tweet this news
Reuters--The sentencing of Bruce Raisley, 48, of Kansas -City-, Missouri, was announced by the -New Jersey- US Attorney's Office. He was convicted six months ago of launching a malicious computer program designed to attack computers and Internet site - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 21:47:59 GMT+00:00
Union City investor sentenced for using charity to help launder $200K for ... - Tweet this news served as a banker, using a religious charity to help launder nearly $200000 in what became the largest federal undercover sting in -New Jersey- history. On Thursday, Itzhak Friedlander, 43, was sentenced to two years in prison for his role in - Date : Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:32:00 GMT+00:00
Bartlinski Bests New Jersey City, 1-0 - Kean University Athletics Tweet this news
Kean University Athletics--Union, -NJ- (4/14/11) - Senior Joe Bartlinski edged Wendell Rodriguez in a classic pitchers' duel as the Kean University baseball team defeated -New Jersey City- University, 1-0, in NJAC action on a beautiful spring afterno - Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2011 22:28:41 GMT+00:00

Neighborhoods in Jersey City, New Jersey

Bergen-LafayetteBeacon · Bergen · Bergen Hill · Claremont · Communipaw · The Junction
DowntownExchange Place · Hamilton Park · Harsimus · Holland Tunnel · Pavonia Newport · Paulus Hook · Van Vorst Park · The Village · WALDO/Powerhouse
GreenvilleCountry Village · Curries Woods · MLK Drive
The HeightsCentral Avenue · Palisade Avenue · Transfer Station · Western Slope
Journal SquareBergen Square · Five Corners · Hilltop · India Square · Marion · McGinley Square
MeadowlandsCroxton · Hudson Generating Station · Riverbend ·
Upper New York BayEllis Island · Liberty Island · Liberty National· Liberty State Park · Port Liberte · Port Jersey
West SideDroyer's Point · Hackensack Riverfront-Bayfront · NJCU · Lincoln Park/West Bergen

Municipalities and communities of Hudson County, New Jersey

County seat: Jersey City
CitiesBayonne * Hoboken * Jersey City * Union City
BoroughEast Newark
TownsGuttenberg * Harrison * Kearny * Secaucus * West New York
TownshipsNorth Bergen * Weehawken

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