Bergen County Records

Search for Bergen County NJ county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Alpine Borough Clerk Alpine NJ 100 Church Street 07620 201-768-6865

Bergen County Clerk Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza 07601 201-336-7000

Bogota Borough Clerk Bogota NJ 375 Larch Avenue 07603 201-342-1736

Borough Clerk Bergenfield NJ 198 North Washington Avenue 07621 201-387-4055

Carlstadt Borough Clerk Carlstadt NJ 500 Madison Street 07072 201-939-2850

Demarest Borough Clerk Demarest NJ 118 Serpentine Road 07627 201-768-0167

Dumont Borough Clerk Dumont NJ 50 Washington Avenue 07628 201-387-5045

Edgewater Borough Clerk Edgewater NJ 55 River Road 07020 201-945-2601

Elmwood Park Borough Clerk Elmwood Park NJ 182 Market St 07407 201-796-0700

Emerson Clerk Emerson NJ 146 Linwood Avenue 07630 201-262-6058

Englewood Cliffs Clerk Englewood Cliffs NJ 482 Hudson Terrace 07632 201-569-5252

Fair Lawn Borough Clerk Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5340

Fairview Borough Clerk Fairview NJ 59 Anderson Avenue 07022 201-943-3300

Fort Lee Borough Clerk Fort Lee NJ 309 Main Street 07024 201-592-3570

Franklin Lakes City Clerk Franklin Lakes NJ 480 De Korte Drive 07417 201-891-0048

Garfield City Clerk Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2001

Hackensack City Clerk Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue 07601 201-646-3940


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Allendale Borough Assessor Allendale NJ 500 West Crescent Avenue 07401 201-818-4419

Bogota Assessor Bogota NJ 375 Larch Avenue 07603 201-342-1730

Carlstadt Assessor Carlstadt NJ 500 Madison Street 07072 201-939-1777

Cliffside Park Assessor Cliffside Park NJ 525 Palisade Avenue 07010 201-945-3456

Closter Assessor Closter NJ 295 Closter Dock Road 07624 201-784-0754

Creskill Borough Assessor Cresskill NJ 67 Union Avenue 07626 201-569-5400

Demarest Assessor Demarest NJ 118 Serpentine Road 07627 201-768-3802

Dumont Assessor Dumont NJ 50 Washington Avenue 07628 201-387-5030

Englewood Assessor Englewood NJ 10 North Van Brunt Street 07631 201-871-6621

Fair Lawn Assessor Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5318

Fairview Assessor Fairview NJ 59 Anderson Avenue 07022 201-943-4468

Fort Lee Assessor Fort Lee NJ 309 Main Street 07024 201-592-3553

Garfield Assessor Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2177

Hackensack Assessor Hackensack NJ 65 Central Avenue 07601 201-646-3924


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Allendale Tax Collector Allendale NJ 500 West Crescent Avenue 07401 201-818-4407

Bergen County Board Of Taxation Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza 07601 201-336-6000

Bogota Tax Collector Bogota NJ 375 Larch Avenue 07603 201-342-1737

Carlstadt Tax Collector Carlstadt NJ 500 Madison Street 07072 201-939-2304

Cliffside Park Tax Collector Cliffside Park NJ 525 Palisade Avenue 07010 201-945-3456

Closter Tax Collector Closter NJ 295 Closter Dock Road 07624 201-784-0755

Cresskill Tax Collector Cresskill NJ 67 Union Avenue 07626 201-569-5840

Dumont Tax Collector Dumont NJ 50 Washington Avenue 07628 201-387-5025

Emerson Tax Collector Emerson NJ 146 Linwood Avenue 07630 201-262-2807

Englewood Cliffs Tax Collector Englewood Cliffs NJ 482 Hudson Terrace 07632 201-569-5271

Englewood Tax Collector Englewood NJ 10 North Van Brunt Street 07631 201-871-6607

Fort Lee Tax Collector Fort Lee NJ 309 Main Street 07024 201-592-3538

Glen Rock Borough Tax Collector Glen Rock NJ 1 Harding Plaza 07452 201-670-3963


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Bergen County Historical Society River Edge NJ 1201 Main Street 07661 201-343-9492

Bergenfield New York Historical Society Bergenfield NJ 1 McDermott Place 07621 201-244-0064

Glen Rock Historical Society Glen Rock NJ 176 Rock Road 07452 201-445-1322


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Bergen County Recorder of Deeds Hackensack NJ 1 Bergen County Plaza 07601 201-336-7000


Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Fair Lawn Police Records Archive Fair Lawn NJ 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue 07410 201-794-5418


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Garfield City Hall Garfield NJ 111 Outwater Lane 07026 973-340-2108