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

Gorney Road will be closed
Wed., 2/19 to Fri., 2/21 for road work between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Well Monitoring Installation
Drilling operations will be conducted at 103 Route 15 between February 17 and March 4, 2020 details

Lafayette Amateur Athletics Scholarships
Opportunities for 2020 high school graduates. details

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Municipal Board Vacancies: details