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About Wayne, NJ

Wayne Township is located in Passaic County, in northern New Jersey.  It is 26 square miles and is home to roughly 54,000 residents. 

Wayne's history goes back to the 1600s when settlers from New York bought 5000 acres of land in northern NJ.  The village was part of Essex County and then part of Bergen County before the formation of Passaic County.  IT was named for a Revolutionary War hero, General Anthony Wayne. The Wayne Historical Commission's website has much more information on the history of Wayne.

Local news and information about Wayne, NJ can be found at the patch site for Wayne.

Congratulations to the Wayne Hills High School Football Team on a successful season.  They reached the North Jersey Section 1 Group 4 championship game.  You can read about the game here.


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Wayne's Schools

Wayne's public schools server 9,000 students in 14 schools.  The two high schools in the district are Wayne Hills High School and Wayne Valley High School.  Information about the school district is available at its website.

William Paterson University is also located in Wayne.