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New Jersey is known for the urban scene of Newark andJersey City, when in fact much of the state is actually made up of forests,meadowlands, parks, and untouched wilderness. The origins of NewJersey's nickname of the "Garden State" are no where to be found but men like Abraham Browning described the state best when he said the state is like, "an immense barrel, filled with good things to eat and open at bothends, with Pennsylvanians grabbing from one end and the New Yorkersfrom the other."

New Jersey was first settled by the Swedes and Dutch in theearly 1600s, which led the region to be seized by the British in 1664 and named forthe island of Jersey in the English Channel. New Jersey was one of theoriginal thirteen colonies to revolt against Great Britain in theAmerican Revolution, and officially joined the union as its 3rd statein 1787. The township of Trenton was designated the state capital in1790.

The business scene in New Jersey is filled with great business, small and large. Many of the inhabitants are skilled in several different professions, all which can be found using our yellow pages designed to help you find the business you've been searching for. New Jersey is a one of a kind place, so see what it has to offer you!

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