Woodland Park, New Jersey

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Woodland Park, New Jersey
Borough of Woodland Park
Lambert Tower in Garret Mountain Reservation
Map of Woodland Park in Passaic County (shown under its former name West Paterson). Inset: Location of Passaic County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Woodland Park in Passaic County (shown under its former name West Paterson). Inset: Location of Passaic County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Detailed Census Bureau map of West Paterson in 2000
Detailed Census Bureau map of West Paterson in 2000
Coordinates: 40°53′24″N 74°11′40″W / 40.889908°N 74.194581°W / 40.889908; -74.194581Coordinates: 40°53′24″N 74°11′40″W / 40.889908°N 74.194581°W / 40.889908; -74.194581[1]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Passaic
IncorporatedMay 1, 1914 (as West Paterson)
RenamedJanuary 1, 2009 (to Woodland Park)
Government
 • TypeFaulkner Act (small municipality)
 • BodyBorough Council
 • MayorKeith Kazmark (D, term ends December 31, 2020)[2]
 • Administrator / Municipal clerkKevin V. Galland[3]
Area
 • Total3.08 sq mi (7.97 km2)
 • Land2.94 sq mi (7.61 km2)
 • Water0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)  4.51%
Area rank330th of 565 in state
13th of 16 in county[4]
Elevation348 ft (106 m)
Population
 • Total11,819
 • Estimate 
(2019)
12,581
 • Rank206th of 566 in state
9th of 16 in county[8]
 • Density3,987.9/sq mi (1,539.7/km2)
 • Density rank152nd of 566 in state
8th of 16 in county[8]
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Code
07424[9][10]
Area code(s)973[11]
FIPS code3403182423[12][13]
GNIS feature ID0885439[14]
Websitewww.wpnj.us

Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson[15]) is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  2. 2020 New Jersey Mayors Directory, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Accessed February 1, 2020.
  3. Administration, Borough of Woodland Park. Accessed March 12, 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 2019 Census Gazetteer Files: New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 1, 2020.
  5. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Borough of Woodland Park, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed March 14, 2013.
  6. DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 for Woodland Park borough, Passaic County, New Jersey Archived February 12, 2020, at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 30, 2012.
  7. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2010 for Woodland Park borough[permanent dead link], New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Accessed August 30, 2012.
  8. 8.0 8.1 GCT-PH1 Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for New Jersey Archived February 12, 2020, at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 12, 2013.
  9. Look Up a ZIP Code for Woodland Park, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed August 30, 2012.
  10. Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed September 15, 2013. Listed as West Paterson.
  11. Area Code Lookup - NPA NXX for West Paterson, NJ, Area-Codes.com. Accessed September 15, 2013.
  12. U.S. Census website , United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  13. Geographic codes for New Jersey Archived June 4, 2019, at the Wayback Machine, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed September 1, 2019.
  14. US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  15. "The Borough's Name Change", Accessed September 4, 2015. "The Nov. 2008 referendum passed by a slim margin, with 2,136 voters in favor and 2,111 opposed. As a simple majority is all that is required for passage, the governing body did as required by state statute and approved Resolution R08-253 on Dec. 17, 2008 making the official name the Borough of Woodland Park, effective Jan. 1, 2009."