Jersey City is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. Taking up large portion of the Hudson County waterfront north Bayonne and south of Hoboken, Jersey City covers nearly 15 square miles and is one of the nation’s most diverse cities. Jersey City started from humble beginnings driven by immigrants working in the shipping and manufacturing industries and has transformed into a modern urban community and popular next step for New York City dwellers.
When considering a move to Jersey City, there are a wide variety of areas to choose from with each area having their own distinct vibe. From the expansion of the Greenville and Bergen-Lafayette areas, to the bustling Downtown area, to the neighborhood feel of the Heights and the transportation hub in Journal Square, you are surrounded by diversity and growth.
Jersey City is home to to multiple parks including a green oasis in the middle of Metropolitan northern New Jersey, known as Liberty State Park. With the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as a spectacular backdrop, Liberty State Park is one of the state’s most dramatic parks. Definitely a must see when visiting Jersey City.
Jersey City offers multiple transfer options ranging from the NY Waterway, multiple PATH trains going through the town and the continued expansion of The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit System, making areas once not so accessible fantastic alternatives to the pricey Jersey City downtown area.