Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson) is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
So, why did West Paterson change its name?
That history began in 1912, when the West Park section of Little Falls Township seceded over taxation and two years later took its new name from the prosperous silk city to the east.
Likewise, what county is Woodland Park NJ in?
Is Woodland Park NJ Safe?
Woodland Park has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Woodland Park is 1 in 79.
When did West Paterson become Woodland Park?
|Woodland Park, New Jersey |
|State ||New Jersey |
|County ||Passaic |
|Incorporated ||May 1, 1914 (as West Paterson) |
|Renamed ||January 1, 2009 (to Woodland Park) |