New Jersey Public Records

The state of New Jersey is located in the northeastern region of the United States. With a total area of 8,721 square miles, this state measures 70 miles in width and 170 miles in length. It is comprised of 14.9% water and ranks 47th in the United States for size. New Jersey was the 3rd state to enter the Union on December 18, 1787. Summers are hot and humid, while winters are cold. The spring and fall months feature more variation in temperatures though humidity is lower than in the summer months. On average, rain falls about 120 days per year, with a considerable number of thunderstorms occurring during the summers. During winter and early spring, nor'easters can result in blizzards or flooding. Historically, the state of New Jersey was the core of the Industrial Revolution, with trademark factories in cities such as Elizabeth, Paterson and Trenton. In modern times, New Jersey is the link between several major metropolitan centers including Boston, New York city, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Nicknames : Garden State

Capitol : Trenton

Largest City (by population) : Newark

Largest City (by area) : Newark

Largest County (by population) : Bergen County

Total Area (square miles) : 8721

Admitted to Union : December 18, 1787

Time Zone : Eastern

State Flower : Violet

State Tree : Northern Red Oak

State Bird : Eastern Goldfinch

Major Industries : pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, blueberries, cranberries

Major Companies : Medco Health Solutions, Johnson & Johnson, Merck

  • New Jersey has the highest percent urban population in the U.S.; approximately nine out of every ten state residents live in an urban area.
  • New Jersey is the only state where all of its counties are considered to be metropolitan areas.
  • More cars are stolen in Newark than any other city in the country.
  • New Jersey has more diners within its borders than any other place in the world.
  • New Jersey has the most shopping malls in one area than any other area in the world; seven major shopping malls are located within a 25 mile radius.

Latest Questions and Comments for Public Records in New Jersey

9 Comment(s)Last comment at 2013-12-29 17:46 GMT

There was a bar at 360 4th street in jersey city somewhere in the early 1900's, can anyone help me with the name?
Answer 2013-12-29 17:46 GMT

I would like to see my voting record/
Answer 2013-03-10 21:20 GMT

I am trying to find out the resident history on my home. How do I go about finding out who lived/died at this location?
Answer 2013-02-15 01:01 GMT

I need to see property reords (deeds, liens, mortgages, etc) for Ocean County properties but can't seem to get to appropriate link.  COuld you help me and give me the link? I want to either be able to search using block/lot numbers, or by address. Thanks
Answer 2013-01-11 17:02 GMT

I an trying to find the age of my house for insurance purposes. I live at 225 Keen St, Paterson, NJ 07524. What procedure do I have to follow to get this information?
Answer 2012-08-25 14:49 GMT

I need a copy of my marraige certificate and my divorce record in order to get my license renewed in WV. Can you tell me how I go about this if I cant remember the date of the marriage? I called Vital Statistics and they said I will pay whether or not the date I believe to be it.. is or isnt. must I pay $25.00 a day for a search of the date I married and cant remember over 40 years ago? Please help!!
Answer 2012-08-14 15:36 GMT

Copy Of Deed 756-758 Kennedy Blvd Bayonne NJ 07002
Answer 2012-08-13 18:19 GMT

I am looking for my father's discharge papers from the army.  I wrote the VA and they told me that all personal files were destroyed in their fire and try and contact the records dept of his county.  His name is Robert J. Ormsby, Sr. born in Paterson, NJ on 3/14/16.
Answer 2012-08-12 12:46 GMT

201 Sherman Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Answer 2012-08-11 13:32 GMT

Prominent State Public Records for New Jersey

Atlantic County Public Records - County Directory Edit

Directory of local departments within Atlantic County.
Physical Address:
Atlantic County Clerk 5911 Main St. Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330
Contact: P: 609.641.7867 F: 609.909.5111

Atlantic County Public Records - Atlantic County Official Website Edit

See county news and find links to county departments.
Physical Address:
Atlantic County Administration 1333 Atlantic Ave. Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Contact: P: 609.343.2201 F: 609.343.2194

Bergen County Public Records - Bergen County Official Website Edit

See county resources for Bergen County.
Physical Address:
Bergen County Administration 1 Bergen County Plaza, Floor 5, Room 580 Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Contact: P: 201.336.7300

Bergen County Public Records - Inmates Edit

Search for inmates within Bergen County by first and last names.
Physical Address:
Bergen County Sheriff 10 Main St. Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Contact: P: 201.336.3500 F: 201.752.4164

Burlington County Public Records - Inmates Edit

View a listing of currently housed inmates within Burlington County.
Physical Address:
Burlington County Sheriff 49 Rancocas Rd. Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060
Contact: P: 609.265.5127

Burlington County Public Records - Burlington County Official Website Edit

Directory of local departments, services and officials within Burlington County.
Physical Address:
Burlington County Administration 49 Rancocas Rd. Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060
Contact: P: 609.265.5000

Camden County Public Records - Camden County Official Website Edit

Learn about government, education, health and public safety in Camden County.
Physical Address:
Camden County Office of Constituent Services Courthouse, Suite 306 520 Market St. Camden, New Jersey 08102
Contact: P: 866.226.3362 E:

Camden County Public Records - Sex Offender Registry Edit

Stay connected to your community. View locations and information for registered sex offenders within your community of Camden County.
Physical Address:
Camden County Sheriff Room 100, Courthouse 520 Market St. Camden, New Jersey 08102
Contact: P: 856.225.5470 F: 856.225.5578

Cape May County Public Records - Cape May County Official Website Edit

See news, information and events for Cape May County.
Physical Address:
Cape May County Administration County Administration Building 4 Moore Rd. Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey 08210
Contact: P: 609.465.1065 F: 609.465.6189

Cape May County Public Records - Sheriff Property Sales Edit

Information on local sheriff sales within Cape May County.
Physical Address:
Cape May County Sheriff #4 Moore Rd. DN 301 Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210
Contact: P: 609.465.1233 F: 609.463.6464

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