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    awesome things about Jersey :) (long)

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    New Jersey has the second highest per capita income in the U.S.

    New Jersey has three counties in the top ten U.S. counties by income.

    New Jersey was the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights (Nov. 20,1789)

    New Jersey is the only state where all of its counties are
    classified as metropolitan areas.

    New Jersey has more race horses than Kentucky.


    New Jersey has more Cubans in Union City (1 sq mi.) than Havana,
    Cuba.

    New Jersey has the densest system of highways and railroads in the
    US.

    Cartoonist Thomas Nast (Morristown) created the popular image
    of Santa Claus.

    New Jersey has the most diners in the world and is sometimes
    referred to as the "Diner Capital of the World."


    North Jersey has the most shopping malls in one area in the world,
    with seven major ! shopping malls in a 25 square mile radius.
    ->miss this!

    New Jersey is home to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

    The Passaic River was the site of the first submarine ride by
    inventor John P. Holland.

    The game Monopoly, played all over the world, named the streets
    on its playing board after the actual streets in Atlantic City.

    New Jersey has the most stringent testing along our coastline for
    water quality control than any other seaboard state in the entire
    country.

    Jersey tomatoes are known the world over as being the best you can
    buy.

    You haven't lived until you have eaten New Jersey sweet Corn.

    New Jersey is a leader in blueberry and cranberry production.

    In 1642, the first brewery in America, opened in Hoboken.

    New Jersey rocks! The famous Les Paul invented the first solid body
    electric guitar in Mahwah, in 1940.

    New Jersey is a major seaport state with the largest seaport in the
    US, located in Elizabeth. Nearly 80 percent of what our nation
    imports comes through Elizabeth Seaport first.

    New Jersey is home to one of the nation's busiest airports (in
    Newark), Liberty International.

    well i could keep going but here's the link
    New Jersey First & Facts
    always makes me proud
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    jersey girl all the way
    this too shall pass...
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    i'm always so proud. so many awesome things

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