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

Ocean County, New Jersey Overview

Ocean County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1850 and named after The Atlantic Ocean, which forms the eastern border of New Jersey. The county seat is Toms River. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 576,567 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 819.84 square miles of which 628.78 square miles is land and 286.62 square miles is water. Ocean County borders the following counties: Monmouth County, New Jersey to the north; Atlantic County, New Jersey to the south and Burlington County, New Jersey to the west. Ocean County has 30 zip codes. The zip codes are 08005, 08006, 08721, 08008, 08722, 08723, 08724, 08514, 08731, 08732, 08527, 08733, 08701, 08734, 08735, 08050, 08759, 08738, 08533, 08740, 08741, 08742, 08751, 08752, 08753, 08755, 08757, 08087, 08758 and 08092. The most populated zip code is 08701.

Ocean County Clerk’s Office Information

The Ocean County Clerk is responsible for the administration of a broad range of services offered by the County Clerk’s Office. The primary responsibilities of the office include:

  • Handling elections, fixing election dates, voter registration and other election related services.
  • Maintaining documents pertaining to mortgages and transactions for liens, foreclosures, mortgage cancellations.
  • Recording veteran discharges.
  • Filing maps of Ocean County’s municipalities alongside with minor and major subdivisions of property.
  • Issuing marriage licenses and business licenses.
  • Administering oath to notary’s public.
  • Processing passport applications.

    Ocean County Clerk’s Office Website:

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

    Ocean County Clerk’s Office
    P.O. Box 2191
    Toms River, NJ 08754-2191

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

    Ocean County Clerk’s Office
    118 Washington Street
    Toms River, NJ 08754-2191
    Email: SColabella@co.ocean.nj.us
    Phone: (732) 929-2018
    Toll Free: 1-800-722-0291
    Fax: (732) 349-4336
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Document Recording Window Service Hours are: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Scott M. Colabella is the County Clerk of Ocean County. He can be contacted at (732) 929-2018 or emailed at SColabella@co.ocean.nj.us

    Ocean County Tax Office Information

    The Ocean County Board of Taxation is a part of the Ocean County System and is widely regarded an advanced assessment system in the State of New Jersey. The Ocean County Board of Taxation has launched a new records search program for property assessments and sales listings that can be done online. To search for Ocean County Tax List, visit the following link below:

    Ocean County Tax Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Ocean County Tax Office is:

    P.O. Box 2191
    Toms River, NJ 08754

    The physical address of the Ocean County Tax Office is:

    Ocean County Court House, Room #215
    118 Washington Street,
    Toms River, NJ 08754
    Email: TaxAdministrator@co.ocean.nj.us
    Phone: (732) 929-2008
    Fax: (732) 506-5197

    Chelsea Skuby is the County Tax Administrator of Ocean County. She can be contacted at (732) 929-2008 or emailed at TaxAdministrator@co.ocean.nj.us

    Ocean, NJ Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009758,976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200921,783
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092,461
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,562
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20093,206
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,980
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20099,355
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200947,298
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20094,340
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200912,690
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092,489
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009109,815
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20094,589
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200912,444
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009137,597
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009153,035
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20094,771
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20095,115
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200954,785
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20095,284
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200912,445
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20098,308
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200910,616
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20093,571
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,489
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20095,406
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,650
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20095,179
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20093,836
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092,126
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200990,514

    Ocean County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 118 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753, United States
    Phone: 732-929-2018

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