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 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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