New Jersey County History and Listings
9/29/2010
Our county-by-county listing of New Jersey has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

Atlantic
5901 Main St., Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(609) 641-6867
http://www.atlanticcountyclerk.org
Incorporated: Feb. 7, 1837
Parent county: Gloucester
Birth Records: Start in 1878, kept by Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Marriage: 1878, Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Divorce: 1878, Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Death: 1878, Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Notes: State Archives has birth and death records 1848-1878, court records 1838-1905, land records 1837-1900, marriage records 1875-1897 and microfilm records of marriage records 1837-1876, naturalization records 1837-1951, and probate records and wills 1837-1922. County Clerk has marriage records 1837-1876. Superior Court Public Information Center has divorce records 1901-1992.

Bergen
1 Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 336-7000
http://www.co.bergen.nj.us
Incorporated: March 7, 1683
Parent county: East Jersey
Birth Records: Start in 1878, kept by Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Marriage: 1878, Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Divorce: 1992, County Court
Death: 1878, Department of Health and Vital Statistics
Court: unknown, County Clerk
Notes: State Archives has birth and death records 1848-1878, land records 1715-1901, marriage records 1795-1877, naturalization records 1804-1906, probate records 1785-1962, and wills 1698-1900. Superior Court Public Information Center has divorce records 1901-1992.