Elizabeth (New Jersey)

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Coordinates 40°39′47″N 74°12′50″W
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Union
Founded 1664
Incorporated March 13, 1855
Named for Elizabeth, wife of Sir George Carteret
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
ZIP Codes 07201 – Union Square station 07202 – Bayway station 07206 – Elizabethport station 07207 – P.O. Boxes 07208 – Elmora station
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3403921000
GNIS feature ID 0885205
Website www.elizabethnj.org
City Elizabeth
Established January 1, 1902
Staffing Career
Fire chief Thomas McNamara
EMS level BLS
Divisions 1
Battalions 2
Stations 7
Engines 7
Trucks 3
Rescues 1
Ambulances 5
Tenders 1
Fireboats 1
Light and air 1
Government (Type) Faulkner Act (mayor–council)
Government (Body) City Council
Government (Mayor) J. Christian "Chris" Bollwage (D)
Government (Administrator) Bridget S. Anderson
Government (Municipal clerk) Yolanda Roberts
Government (Total) 13.66 sq mi (35.37 km2)
Government (Land) 12.32 sq mi (31.91 km2)
Government (Water) 1.34 sq mi (3.46 km2) 9.78%
Government (Rank) 180th of 565 in state 1st of 21 in county
Area (Total) 13.66 sq mi (35.37 km2)
Area (Land) 12.32 sq mi (31.91 km2)
Area (Water) 1.34 sq mi (3.46 km2) 9.78%
Area (Rank) 180th of 565 in state 1st of 21 in county
Population (2020 Census) (Total) 137,298
Population (2020 Census) (Rank) 37th of 566 in state 2nd of 21 in county
Population (2020 Census) (Density) 10,000/sq mi (3,900/km2)

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Elizabeth is a city and the county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census, the city had a total population of 137,298, making it New Jersey's fourth most populous city, after neighboring Newark, Jersey City, and Paterson, and the 203rd-most-populous in the United States.

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