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

Municipal Board Vacancies: There are vacancies on the Land Use Board and Recreation Commission. details

Interested in Switching to Natural Gas?
Elizabethtown Gas is gauging interest in Lafayette residents switching to this fuel source. Click here for interest letter. Click here for response card.


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