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Passaic River
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Passaic River in Bergen and Passaic Counties
The Passaic and Hackensack watersheds
Country United States
State New Jersey
Counties Hudson, Essex, Bergen, Passaic, Morris, Union, Somerset
District Northern New Jersey, Gateway, Skylands
Cities Newark, Paterson,

Clifton, Garfield,

Physical characteristics
Main source Unnamed Pond
540 ft (160 m)
40°45′44″N 74°34′39″W / 40.76222°N 74.57750°W / 40.76222; -74.57750
River mouth Newark Bay
0 ft (0 m)
40°42′46″N 74°07′08″W / 40.71278°N 74.11889°W / 40.71278; -74.11889
Length 80 mi (130 km)
(location 2)
  • Average rate:
    320 cu ft/s (9.1 m3/s)
Basin features
Basin size 935 sq mi (2,420 km2)

The Passaic River ( pə-SAY-ik) is a river, about 80 mi (129 km) long, in northern New Jersey in the United States.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Río Passaic para niños

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