Where Is New Jersey?
Map of United States with New Jersey in red. Nickname The Garden State In French: "The Garden State". Motto Liberty and prosperity "Freedom and prosperity". New Jersey (literally "New Jersey") is a state in the northeastern United States, bordered on the west by Pennsylvania and Delaware, on the north by New York State, and on the south. is by the Atlantic Ocean. The state of New Jersey includes the western and southern suburbs of New York City.