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

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Tax Assessor must change his office hours next week. The Tax Assessor will be in the office on Monday, July 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. He can also be reached by email at tax.assessor.nj@gmail.com

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Our Community


The Route 15 Silo was dedicated on July 19 see photos