Jersey City is a county seat located in the New Jersey region of the United States. During the most recent census, Jersey City had a population of 247,597. Jersey City is the 2nd most poplulated city in the New Jersey region, the 77th most populated city in the United States and the 1,497th most populated city in the world. Jersey City is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Jersey City adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Jersey City is located at sea level (9 meters / 30 feet). The closest cities to Jersey City are Hoboken (4.2 km / 2.6 miles), New York City (6.2 km / 3.9 miles), Weehawken (6.7 km / 4.1 miles), Harrison (6.9 km / 4.3 miles) and Kearny (7.3 km / 4.5 miles)