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Paramus, New Jersey

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Paramus (/pəˈræməs/ pə-RAM-əs[1]) is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census, the borough's population was 26,698.[2]

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  1. Waggoner, Walter H. "Paramus Is Honored in Clean-Up Contest; Bergen Town Happy but Not Surprised by National Award", The New York Times, February 16, 1966. Accessed October 16, 2018. "Paramus – pronounced puh-RAHM-us, with the accent on the second syllable – may have taken its name from 'perremus' or 'perymus,' Indian for 'land of the turkey'."
  2. "QuickFacts: Paramus borough, New Jersey". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 13, 2024.