Essex County Records

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

Belleville Township Clerk Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3410

Bloomfield Township Clerk Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4015

Caldwell Clerk Caldwell NJ 1 Provost Square 07006 973-403-4626

Essex County Clerk Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4920

Essex County Clerk Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4921

Essex Fells Borough Clerk Essex Fells NJ 255 Roseland Avenue 07021 973-226-3400

Fairfield Clerk Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2715

Irvington Clerk Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6677

Livingston Clerk Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7965

Millburn Clerk Millburn NJ 435 Essex St 07041 973-564-7065

Nutley Town Clerk Nutley NJ 1 Kennedy Drive 07110 973-284-4955

Orange City Clerk City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Clerk Verona NJ 880 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4772


Town and City Halls in Essex County New Jersey are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Essex County vital records 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 in Essex County 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.

Belleville Town Hall Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Town Hall Verona NJ 600 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4767

West Orange Town Hall West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4000


Assessor Offices in Essex County New Jersey determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Essex County residents. Essex County 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 Essex County public 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.

Bloomfield Assessor Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4021

East Orange Assessor East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5105

Fairfield Assessor Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2717

Irvington Assessor Irvington NJ 1 Civic Square 07111 973-399-6684

Newark Assessor Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6566

Verona Assessor Verona NJ 21 Grove Avenue 07044 973-857-4837

West Orange Assessor West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4060


Historical Societies in Essex County New Jersey are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Essex County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Essex County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Essex County 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 Essex County public records.

Bloomfield Historical Society Bloomfield NJ 90 Broad Street 07003 973-743-8844

Cedar Grove Historical Society Cedar Grove NJ 903 Pompton Avenue 07009 973-239-5414

Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society Short Hills NJ Hobart Avenue 07078 973-564-9519

Montclair Historical Society Montclair NJ 108 Orange Road 07042 973-744-1796

New Jersey Historical Society Newark NJ 52 Park Place 07102 973-596-8500

Nutley Historical Society Nutley NJ 65 Church Street 07110 973-667-1528

Roseland Historical Society Roseland NJ 35 Livingston Avenue 07068 973-226-3664

West Caldwell Historical Society West Caldwell NJ 289 Westville Avenue 07006 973-364-0155


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Essex County New Jersey are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Essex County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Essex County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Essex County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Essex County public 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.

Bloomfield Tax Collector Bloomfield NJ 1 Municipal Plaza 07003 973-680-4049

East Orange Tax Collector East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5130

Essex County Board Of Taxation East Orange NJ 50 South Clinton Street 07018 973-395-8525

Fairfield Tax Collector Fairfield NJ 230 Fairfield Road 07004 973-882-2710

Irvington Tax Collector Irvington NJ 109 Civic Square West 07111 973-399-6613

Livingston Tax Collector Livingston NJ 357 South Livingston Avenue 07039 973-535-7980

Newark Tax Collector Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-8098

Orange Tax Collector City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4010

Roseland Tax Collector Roseland NJ 19 Harrison Avenue 07068 973-226-8080

South Orange Tax Collector South Orange NJ 101 South Orange Avenue 07079 973-378-7715

West Caldwell Tax Collector Caldwell NJ 30 Clinton Road 07006 973-226-2300


Recorders of Deeds in Essex County New Jersey 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 Essex County property tax records. The Essex County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Essex County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Essex County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Essex County Recorder of Deeds Newark NJ 465 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 07102 973-621-4960


Auditor Offices in Essex County New Jersey are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Essex County Auditors maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make Essex County public records available on their website.

Newark Auditor Newark NJ 828 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6475


Archives in Essex County New Jersey 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 Essex County genealogical research. Essex County 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 Essex County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Newark City Archive Newark NJ 295 Halsey Street 07102 973-733-5607

Newark City Birth Records Archive Newark NJ 920 Broad Street 07102 973-733-6510