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

Salem County, New Jersey Overview

Salem County is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The county was formed in 1694 and named after a Hebrew word meaning “peace”. The county seat is Salem. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 62,792 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 372.33 square miles of which 331.90 square miles is land and 40.43 square miles is water. Salem County borders the following counties: Gloucester County, New Jersey to the northeast; Cumberland County, New Jersey to the southeast; Kent County, Delaware to the southwest and New Castle County, Delaware to the west. Salem County has 14 zip codes. The zip codes are 08001, 08302, 08023, 08318, 08038, 08343, 08344, 08067, 08069, 08070, 08072, 08079, 08085 and 08098. The most populated zip code is 08069.

Salem County Surrogate’s Court Office Information

The County Surrogate’s Court Office is responsible for the administration services provided by the Surrogate’s Court. The Surrogate also serve as Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Probate Part as well as Judge of the Surrogate’s Court.

Nicki A. Burke is the County Surrogate of the Salem County. Burke can be contacted at (856) 935-7510 Ext. 8323 or via email at nicki.burke@salemcountynj.gov.

The physical address of the Salem County Surrogate’s Court Office is:

Administration Building, 2nd Floor
94 Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079-1970
Phone: (856) 935-7510 Ext. 8323
Email: Surrogate@salemcountynj.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Satellite Office (Appointment Only)
Pittsgrove Township Municipal Building
989 Centerton Road
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
Phone: (856) 935-7510 Ext. 8323

Filing/Recording Fee Schedule for Salem County Surrogate’s Court Office:

Salem County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk is responsible for services including the filing and recording of all documents affecting real estate ownership and transfer, the processing of US Passport applications, assisting individuals who wish to become a Notary Public, issuance of County ID Cards, filing of Business Trade Names, and the supervision of elections. The Salem County Clerk also maintains the archival and historic documents of Salem County.

In addition, the County Clerk provides a speaker program to organizations and schools. The County Clerk’s Office is a major source of funding for the County of Salem’s budget. In addition, the Salem County Clerk is responsible for real estate recording services, passport services, election supervision, identification services, trade names, registration, notary public, genealogical research and more.

Gilda T. Gill is the County Clerk of Salem County. Gill can be contacted at (856) 935-7510.

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

110 Fifth St., Suite 200
Salem, NJ 08079
Phone: (856) 935-7510
Fax: (856) 935-8882
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

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

Salem, NJ Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200982,263
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,257
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009138
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009592
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,590
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009451
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200914,149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009250
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009370
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200912,995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200910,035
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009328
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20093,360
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009530
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,298
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009791
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009435
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009634
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009274
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200916,303

Salem County Clerk’s Office

Address: 110 Fifth St., Suite 200 Salem, NJ 08079, USA
Phone: 856.935.7510

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