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Paterson

Passaic County,

New Jersey

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America's Silk City


The New Jersey state capital is Trenton.


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Zip Codes

07501, 07502, 07503, 07504, 07505, 07513, 07514, 07522, 07524

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The population of Paterson is approximately 140,891 (1990), 146199 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 46,138 (1990), 44329 (2010).

The amount of land area in Paterson is 21.863 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.755 sq kilometers.
The distance from Paterson to Washington DC is 209 miles. The distance to the New Jersey state capital is 57 miles. (as the crow flies)
Paterson is positioned 40.91 degrees north of the equator and 74.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Paterson location: in the general Bergen area

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Paterson history:

Paterson was founded to use the power of the falls of the Passaic River. Canals were built to channel the energy from the falls to drive the machines for the mills and factories nearby. In fact, so many silk factories were here around 1900 that the community became known as Silk city.
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