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Passaic County, New Jersey

US county information
NamePassaic County
StateNew Jersey
Largest cityPaterson
US Area
Total Area197 sq mi (510.2 km2)
Land Area185 sq mi (479.2 km2)
Water Area12 sq mi (31.1 km2)
Population501226 (2010)
Density1046/km2 (2709.1/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 7, 1837

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Passaic County (c-eniconpəˈseɪ.ɨk ) is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 501,226. Its county seat is Paterson. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area.

Passaic County was created on February 7, 1837, from portions of both Bergen County and Essex County.

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