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

Passaic County, New Jersey Overview

Passaic County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1837 and named after “Pasaeck”, a Lenape word meaning “valley”. The county seat is Paterson. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 512,607 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 197.10 square miles of which 184.59 square miles is land and 12.51 square miles is water. Passaic County borders the following counties: Orange County, New York to the north; Rockland County, New York to the northeast; Bergen County to the east; Essex County to the south; Morris County to the southwest and Sussex County to the west. Passaic County has 31 zip codes. The zip codes are 07403, 07011, 07012, 07013, 07014, 07508, 07420, 07506, 07421, 07424, 07043, 07435, 07110, 07438, 07055, 07501, 07502, 07503, 07504, 07505, 07513, 07514, 07522, 07524, 07442, 07456, 07460, 07512, 07465, 07470 and 07480. The most populated zip code is 07055.

Passaic County Clerk’s Office Information

The Passaic County Clerk’s Office is comprised of the County Clerk Division, which includes the Election Division and Registry of Deeds Division. The County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining records of real property such as deeds, mortgages, liens, maps and other related legal documents. The Clerk’s Office also acts as the passport application acceptance facility for the U.S. Department of State. This office also issues ID cards to Morris County seniors and veterans, record the military discharge records of veterans, and administers oath of office to all Notaries. In addition, this office administers several important election functions including the preparation and mailing of ballots, accepting nominating petitions, designing and preparing voting machine ballot layouts, tallying election results, etc. The County Clerk also officiates marriage ceremonies.

Walter J. Davison is the County Clerk of Passaic County. Davison can be contacted at (973) 225-3690 or via email at walterd@passaiccountynj.org.

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

Passaic County Administration Building
401 Grand St.
Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: (973) 225-3690
Fax: (973) 754-1920
Email: walterd@passaiccountynj.org
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Additional Office Address:
Wanaque Satellite Office
1237 Ringwood Ave.
Wanaque, NJ 07465
Phone: (973) 513-9900
Fax: (973) 513-9901
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

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

Passaic, NJ Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009557,260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200916,328
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200912,819
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009412
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,347
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009491
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200913,146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200917,098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,004
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,744
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009824
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200935,380
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092,243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20095,053
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200946,265
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200976,718
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091,163
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,629
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200925,427
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20099,178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,711
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,665
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20092,253
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092,352
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,020
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20093,327
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,171
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20096,595
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009240,791

Passaic County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 401 Grand St #130, Paterson, NJ 07505, United States
Phone: 973-225-3632

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