Welcome to Lafayette Township

The Township of Lafayette is located in rural Sussex County in the northwest corner of New Jersey. Lafayette is a small community comprising of 18.7 square miles and a population of approximately 2,400 residents. Lafayette Township was incorporated in 1845 and is the first town in the United States to be named after the Marquis de LaFayette.

News and Notices

Reflective Address Markers
The Fire Department asks residents to help them find you in an emergency. Click here for flyer.

Interest Survey on Switching to Natural Gas
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Poll Workers Needed
Earn $200 per election. details

Municipal Board Vacancies: details

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