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

Hudson County, New Jersey Overview

Hudson County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1840 and named after the English explorer Henry Hudson (d. 1611), who explored portions of New Jersey’s coastline. The county seat is Jersey City. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 691,643 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 62.31 square miles of which 46.19 square miles is land and 16.12 square miles is water. Hudson County borders the following counties: Bergen County to the north; New York County, New York (Manhattan) and Kings County, New York (Brooklyn) to the east; Richmond County, New York (Staten Island) to the south and Essex County (Newark) and Union County (Elizabeth) and Bergen County (New Jersey Meadowlands District) to the west. Hudson County has 16 zip codes. The zip codes are 07002, 07029, 07030, 07302, 07304, 07305, 07306, 07307, 07310, 07311, 07032, 07047, 07094, 07087, 07086 and 07093. The most populated zip code is 07087.

Hudson County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk’s Office does not record land records. To record a deed, mortgage, UCC, liens pendens, etc., or to inquire about a recording cover sheets, please contact the Hudson County Register’s Office. The responsibilities of this office include:

  • Maintaining documents pertaining to mortgages and transactions for liens, foreclosures, mortgage cancellations.
  • Handling elections, voter registration and other election related services.
  • Recording veteran discharges.
  • Issuing marriage licenses and business licenses.
  • Administering oath to notary’s public.
  • Processing passport applications.

Additional information on Hudson County Clerk’s filings and Notary, visit the following link:

E. Junior Maldonado is the County Clerk of Hudson County. Maldonado can be contacted at (201) 369-3470 or via email at countyclerk@hcnj.us.

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

257 Cornelison Avenue, 4th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone: (201) 369-3470
Fax: (201) 369-3478
Email: countyclerk@hcnj.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

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

Hudson County Clerk’s Office

Address: 257 Cornelison Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Phone: (201) 369-3470

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