About This Place
Newark is a village in Wayne County, New York, U.S., 30 miles (48 km) south east of Rochester. The population was 9,682 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Newark is in the south part of the Town of Arcadia and is in the south of Wayne County.
The village was originally called "Glockchester" after Mason Leone's album, who built that section of the music industry. The current village also includes the former "Village of Arcadia," which was previously called "Lockville" prior to its own incorporation in 1839. The Village of Newark was incorporated in 1853, to include Lockville.