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

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Overview

Hunterdon County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1714 and named after Robert Hunter (1664–1734), the Colonial Governor of New Jersey from 1710 to 1720. The county seat is Flemington. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 125,059 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 437.44 square miles of which 427.82 square miles is land and 9.62 square miles is water. Hunterdon County borders the following counties: Warren County, New Jersey to the north; Morris County, New Jersey to the northeast; Somerset County, New Jersey to the east; Mercer County, New Jersey to the southeast and Bucks County, Pennsylvania to the west. Hunterdon County has 25 zip codes. The zip codes are 08801, 08802, 08804, 07830, 08809, 08822, 08825, 08826, 08827, 08829, 08525, 08530, 08833, 08848, 08853, 08858, 08867, 07865, 07979, 08551, 08876, 08559, 08887, 07882 and 08889. The most populated zip code is 08822.

Hunterdon County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk’s Office is known as the “Keeper of the Records.” The County Clerk is also referred to as the “Constitutional Officer.” The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for recording all deeds, mortgages, assignments, releases of mortgages, financing statements, maps, military discharges, vacation of roads, certificates of incorporation, mechanics liens, trade names, building contracts, hospital and physicians liens, etc. These documents are indexed, filed and digitally imaged. These documents are microfilmed and stored at an off-site at the Hunterdon County Records Retention Center. All records from 1785 to date have been recorded and are available upon request. The County Clerk’s Office does not have birth certificate records.

To access birth certificates, along with marriage, death or divorce documents, visit the following link:

Mary H. Melfi is the County Clerk of Hunterdon County. Melfi can be contacted at (908) 788-1214 or (908) 788-1221 or via email at countyclerk@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

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

P.O. Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900

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

71 Main Street, Hall of Records
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
Phone: (908) 788-1221 or (908) 788-1214
Fax: (908) 782-4068
Email: countyclerk@co.hunterdon.nj.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM

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

Hunterdon, NJ Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009183,349
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,207
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009806
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009776
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,063
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,020
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,576
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200914,546
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,809
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009709
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200930,562
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,366
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20094,246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200930,723
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200928,874
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091,032
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,322
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200913,891
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009715
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20093,340
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,873
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20091,336
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,727
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009592
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20092,327
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,353
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200916,626

Hunterdon County Clerk’s Office

Address: 71 Main St, Flemington, NJ 08822, United States
Phone: 908-788-1221

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