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Elizabeth, New Jersey
City
City of Elizabeth
Elizabeth skyline
Elizabeth skyline
Official seal of Elizabeth, New Jersey
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Elizabeth is located in New Jersey
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Location within New Jersey
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Elizabeth is located in the United States
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
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Coordinates: 40°39′59″N 74°11′37″W / 40.666261°N 74.19353°W / 40.666261; -74.19353Coordinates: 40°39′59″N 74°11′37″W / 40.666261°N 74.19353°W / 40.666261; -74.19353[1][2]
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Union
Founded 1664
Incorporated March 13, 1855
Named for Elizabeth, wife of Sir George Carteret
Government
[6]
 • Type Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council)
 • Body City Council
 • Mayor J. Christian "Chris" Bollwage (D, term ends December 31, 2020)[3][4]
 • Administrator Bridget Anderson[5]
 • Municipal clerk Yolanda Roberts[5]
Area
[1]
 • Total 13.464 sq mi (34.873 km2)
 • Land 12.319 sq mi (31.907 km2)
 • Water 1.145 sq mi (2.966 km2)  9.51%
Area rank 180th of 566 in state
1st of 21 in county[1]
Elevation
[7]
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2010 Census)[8][9][10][11]
 • Total 124,969
 • Estimate 
(2018)[12]
128,885
 • Rank 215th in country (as of 2018)[13]
4th of 566 in state
1st of 21 in county[14]
 • Density 10,144.1/sq mi (3,916.7/km2)
 • Density rank 37th of 566 in state
2nd of 21 in county[14]
Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Codes
07201 – Union Square station
07202 – Bayway station
07206 – Elizabethport station
07207 – P.O. Boxes
07208 – Elmora station[15][16]
Area code(s) 908[17]
FIPS code 3403921000[1][18][19]
GNIS feature ID 0885205[1][20]
Website www.elizabethnj.org