Welcome to Salem County NJ

zikaLocated in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, Salem County is the Gateway to New Jersey. Visit us and Discover the Possibilities that exist in our County. I consider it an honor to serve as Freeholder Director. This website is another step toward making Salem County government open, accessible and responsible, one of my key priorities. ♦

Congratulations Julie Acton for being named “Freeholder of the Year”!
Read the entire press release here.

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Julie A. Acton
Julie A. Acton Message from Julie A. Acton, Director, Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders:
Welcome to the Salem County website.  On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I encourage residents, visitors, and business’ to explore the many resources, programs, and services Salem County government offers.  You will find useful information; documents and forms to download; links to various government entities; and news announcements.  We are honored to have qualified and dedicated employees who provide friendly and exceptional service to those we serve.  Salem County is a wonderful place to live, work, and visit. I consider it an honor to serve the residents of this great county as your Freeholder Director.  This website serves as another avenue toward this Administration’s priorities: making Salem County government open, accessible, and responsible.

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Julie Acton (Freeholder Director) and Ben Laury (Freeholder) attended the Elmer Grange Hall Re-dedication ceremony and presented a certificate of congratulations. The Elmer Grange recently remodeled their hall. ... See MoreSee Less

Woodstown residents, Bernadette and Phillip Contreas, Veterans of the US Navy, led the May 4 Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Director Julie Acton and Freeholder Ben Laury attended the National Day of Prayer. The 65th Annual Observance "Wake Up America" was presented by Salem County Chamber of Commerce and The Partners of Salem County. The breakfast was hosted by the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit in Woodstown.

There will be an evening observation at the Old Court house May 5, 6 PM, hosted by the Salem City Ministerium.
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Last week, county and state employees participated in bring your child to work day! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Raymond and Joan Brooks from Cedar Lane Auction and Feed Store for being honored with teh 2016 Community Innovation Award! ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholder meeting will be held this evening, May 4, 2016 at the Salem County Olde Court House, 104 Market Street, Salem. Workshop meeting begins at 6 pm and the regular meeting begins at 7 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County ladies 60 years and older--- Register to attend the Silver Fox Tea! ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Bob Vanderslice, Salem City Councilman Charles Hassler, and John Bobbitt touring a chemical plant in Cincinnati, OH. They are hoping to make something happen in Salem County! ... See MoreSee Less

GOVERNMENT 101 Classes start this Wednesday, May 4. We still have space available, call or email today! ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Salutes our Armed Forces Enlistees! Calling all Armed Forces enlistee's to be recognized on June 1. Residents are encourage to help give Salem County Armed Forces enlistees a hometown send off! ... See MoreSee Less

The Department of Health & Human Services staff distributed 451 pills to 86 households at KI Distribution event in LAC. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County resident, Caitlyn, saving animals one at a time. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County resident follows her passion to rescue mistreated farm animals. Watch this SNJ Today report below or at:

Salem County Government shared SNJ Today's video. ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Director Julie Acton will be honored this week as the New Jersey Freeholder of the Year. Watch this SNJ Today report below or at the link: