Lookup Public Records in Gloucester CountyNew Jersey. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Overview

Gloucester County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1686 and named after The city of Gloucester, England. The county seat is Woodbury. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 292,206 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 337.18 square miles of which 322.00 square miles is land and 15.17 square miles is water. Gloucester County borders the following counties: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania to the north; Camden County, New Jersey to the northeast; Atlantic County, New Jersey to the southeast; Cumberland County, New Jersey to the south; Salem County, New Jersey to the southwest; New Castle County, Delaware to the west and Delaware County, Pennsylvania to the northwest. Gloucester County has 29 zip codes. The zip codes are 08012, 08014, 08020, 08312, 08322, 08027, 08028, 08039, 08328, 08051, 08056, 08343, 08061, 08062, 08063, 08344, 08066, 08071, 08074, 08080, 08081, 08085, 08086, 08360, 08090, 08096, 08093, 08094 and 08097. The most populated zip code is 08080.

Gloucester County Superior Court Office Information

The Superior Court, Chancery Division and Probate Part any matters heard in the court are filed with the Surrogate’s Office. The matters range from filing proceedings to have a guardian appointed for an incapacitated person, an action to compel an Executor or Administrator to an accounting and a request for the removal of an Executor or Administrator.

Additional information for filing applications in New Jersey Superior Court are as follows:

  • The Surrogate Court is a Court of limited jurisdiction. Should a dispute arise, the Surrogate may not act. The parties must seek resolution of the dispute in New Jersey Superior Court.
  • Probate litigation is heard by the Superior Court of New Jersey Chancery Division, Probate Part, The Honorable Anne McDonnell, J.S.C.
  • All actions are commenced by filing a verified complaint and order to show cause pursuant to R. 4:83 and R. 4:67 of the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey.

Probate matters are usually commencing at 9:00 a.m. It is best to send the filing papers to the office and the court will advise the person of the hearing date. However, the person can also call the office and ask what our probate dates are, especially when filing a Notice of Motion.

Honorable Anne McDonnell is the Superior Court Judge of Gloucester County. McDonnell can be contacted at (856) 853-3491.

The physical address of the Gloucester County Superior Court Office is:

19 N. Broad Street
Courtroom 203
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Phone: (856) 853-3491 (Judge’s Secretary)
Fax: (856) 853-3451 (Judge’s Secretary)
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Gloucester County Clerk’s Office Information

The Gloucester County Clerk’s Office handles a myriad of duties for the residents of Gloucester County. These include:

  • Land Recordings
  • Business Trade Names
  • Public Notaries
  • Veteran’s Documents
  • Election Services

All records/documents maintained at the Gloucester County Clerk’s Office are public and open for inspection.

Additional information on Gloucester County Land Records can be found in the following link:

To download Gloucester County Public Records Request Form, visit the following link:

James N. Hogan is the County Clerk of Gloucester County. Hogan can be contacted at (856) 853-3237 or via email at jhogan@co.gloucester.nj.us

The mailing address of the Gloucester County Clerk’s Office is:

P.O. Box 129
Woodbury, N.J. 08096

The physical address of the Gloucester County Clerk’s Office is:

Old Courthouse
1 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Phone: (856) 853-3237
Fax: (856) 853-3327
Email: hpool@co.gloucester.nj.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Filing/Recording Fee Schedule for Gloucester County Clerk’s Office:

Gloucester, NJ Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009386,965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200910,007
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009811
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009806
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009665
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,110
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200929,707
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20096,125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009583
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200965,010
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092,047
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200980,069
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200974,995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20092,028
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200919,935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,249
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20093,647
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20094,904
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009883
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,388
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,426
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009442
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20092,281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20093,110
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091,957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200952,474

Gloucester County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1 N Broad St, Woodbury, NJ 08096, United States
Phone: 856-853-3237

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