New Jersey, also known as the Garden State, is located on the east coast of the United States of America. Its capital is located in Trenton. It is the fourth smallest and most densely populated state. Named after the Island of Jersey in the English Channel, it was settled by the Dutch in the early 1600s. New Jersey’s per capita income is the highest in the nation. Nine of its counties are in the wealthiest 100 in the country. New Jersey’s main agricultural products are horses, vegetables, fruit and nuts and is particular known for its cranberries and blueberries. Hammonton, in the southern part of the state is considered the blueberry capital of the world.
Tourism is a major part of New Jersey’s economy, with New Jersey Casinos making up the lion’s share of the tourism dollar. Atlantic City is famous the world over for excellent casino gambling. The east coast’s answer to Vegas and Reno, Atlantic City has a rich history. The Boardwalk in Atlantic City is world famous and is a source of nostalgia for millions. Atlantic City is home to at least 13 major casinos including the luxurious Borgata; home to the World Series of Poker and several Trump establishments.