So, you think you know everything there is to know about New Jersey? I thought I did, too, but there's always some morsel of information around the corner you didn't know about.

Garden State Parkway sign
Garden State Parkway sign (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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We did a little digging to come up with a list of things you probably don't know about New Jersey. There are some of the things we already know, like tomatoes, the light bulb, and the taxes.

These are not those things. These are true facts about the state we love that may not have ever been on our radar. It's always good to learn about the state we love

Here are some well-known facts about New Jersey, but it is fun to refresh our memories on these little tidbits.

We are the diner capital of the world. We are the mall capital of the world, and we are the pork roll capital of the world. And we're proud of every single one of those. But what about the stuff you might not know.

Photo by Fabian Burghardt on Unsplash
Photo by Fabian Burghardt on Unsplash
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For instance, did you know that the Garden State has more horses per square mile than any other state? That is pretty amazing since you can go plenty of square miles and not see one.

Let's check out some other great nuggets about the Garden State that may someday make you a winner on a game show.

Or at least the hit of a party.

You can check out some great facts at Only In Your State, NJM.com

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