State of New Jersey
County & City Government Records

New Jersey Court records include a wide selection of genealogy topics that can guide you in your research, such as land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalizations. Given that New Jersey court records cover a wide selection of subjects, they can help you in many different ways. Such as, they will often help you identify ancestors' residences, establish occupations, discover financial information, determine citizenship status, or make clear relationships between people. Everything will depend on on the sort of court records that your ancestors" names can be found in. For Definitions of all court trems see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.

New Jersey County records can vary extensively from county to county in both level of quality and volume. You will find several types of court records that are in all probability to have details useful in your genealogical research.

New Jersey is divided into 21 counties in which are recorded transfers of land, estates, court, and other records. Each county serves as the local level of government within its borders. These counties together contain 566 municipalities, or administrative entities composed of clearly defined territory; 250 boroughs, 52 cities, 15 towns, 245 townships, and 4 villages.

This list of county and city government links is limited to government-maintained websites. If you know of a New Jersey county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please send us an email so we may edit our database. New Jersey State Government is located in Trenton.

State of New Jersey County & City Government Links
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Atlantic Mays Landing Middlesex New Brunswick
Bergen Hackensack Monmouth Freehold Borough
Burlington Mount Holly Township Morris Morristown
Camden Camden Ocean Toms River
Cape May Cape May Court House Passaic Paterson
Cumberland Bridgeton Salem Salem
Essex Newark Somerset Somerville
Gloucester Woodbury Sussex Newton
Hudson Jersey City Union Elizabeth
Hunterdon Flemington Warren Belvidere
Mercer Trenton
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