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Woodland Park, NJ
The Borough of Woodland Park in Passaic County is home to Westmount Village, a charming collection of 894 rental apartments.
Local Information for Passaic County, New Jersey
Passaic County, NJ was created from sections of neighboring Bergen and Essex Counties in 1837. Paterson, the county seat and third largest city in the state, was named after former New Jersey Governor William Paterson.
As of the 2010 Census, Passaic County had a population of 501,226. The northwestern section of the county is rugged and mountainous, while the southeastern section is mostly flat, which is why it’s more populated. The median household income in Passaic County is $54,944.
New Jersey Transit’s Main Line offers train service in eastern Passaic County, and New Jersey Transit bus routes run throughout Passaic’s 16 municipalities. Major roadways include Interstates 287 and 80, US Routes 202 and 46, Routes 46, 23, 21, 20, 19, 4 and 3, and the Garden State Parkway.
Schools & Education
Two prominent New Jersey universities call Passaic County home – William Paterson University in Wayne and Montclair State University in Montclair, Little Falls and Clifton. Passaic County Community College serves county students at campuses in Paterson, Wanaque and Wayne.
Sports & Recreation
Passaic County Parks & Recreation oversees more than 16,000 acres of preserved open space and recreational facilities, from Preakness Valley Golf Course, with its two 18-hole courses, to eight county parks filled with hiking trails, woodlands, reservoirs and playgrounds.
Attractions & Things To Do
Great Falls State Park, with its breathtaking waterfalls, is often called the birthplace of the American Revolution, while Lambert Castle, found within Garret Mountain Reservation, is a late-19th century architectural wonder.
To find out more about the Passaic County, visit the official website of Passaic County, NJ.
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