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The township of Wayne, New Jersey is in Passaic County. Although it was settled around 1695, it was not incorporated as a township until 1847. Prior to that time, it was part of New Barbadoes Township, then Saddle River Township, and Manchester Township, before becoming an independent municipality, named for General Anthony Wayne, who had served in the Revolutionary War. Wayne is bordered by twelve municipalities: Franklin Lakes and Oakland in Bergen County, Fairfield and North Caldwell in Essex County, Lincoln Park and Pequannock in Morris County, and Haledon, Little Falls, North Haledon, Paterson, Pompton Lakes and Totowa in Passaic County. The township has a number of lakes, including Pines Lake, Packanack Lake, Lions Head Lake, Tom’s Lake, and Pompton Lake.


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