Welcome to Salem County NJ

In observance of the Fourth of July Holiday, all non-essential offices will be closed

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.

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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 businesses 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.

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

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Do you know what a "Mosquito Dunk" is (available today at the Mosquito Control Open House from 9 AM - 2PM)?
It is used to combat mosquito breeding grounds. A dunk is an easy to use biological larvicide (which is not hazardous to humans or other wildlife) for use in standing water that cannot be drained.

The County Mosquito Control office is located at:
900 Rt. 45, Bldg. #4
Woodstown, NJ 08098
(856) 769-3255 Phone
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Salem County Government shared Salem County Health Department's video. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to all the staff and volunteers who made our shelter set-up exercise a success yesterday at Mannington Township School. We could not have done it without volunteers from Salem County MRC, Salem County CERT, Red Cross, the hospitiality of Mannington Township School and our fellow County Departments, Salem County Emergency Services and Public Works, Road Department.

Mosquito Control Open House is tomorrow: Thursday, June 30 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm! Perfect time to go see how they identify mosquito's and what the office does! This is perfect for all ages, bring your kids/ grandchildren. They will have their equipment on display. As part of the #ZAPZIKA Campaign, the NJDEP purchased 1,000 "Mosquito Dunks" and distributing to each county during public relations events. THEY WILL BE GIVEN OUT "MOSQUITO DUNKS" TOMORROW! Stop by and pick one up! ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Resurfacing and Safety Improvements being made on Pointers-Auburn Road, County Route 540, Mannington Township. ... See MoreSee Less

Our Office of Emergency Management team presented at the Government 101 series. Director Scott Haines, Jeff Pompper, Leroy Pierce and Robert DiGregorio gave them a detailed explanation of what their roles entail. ... See MoreSee Less

Please see attached mosquito control adulticide routes for Friday, June 24th. I will have 1 trucks spraying between 4-7 AM.
Please contact Salem County Mosquito Control at 769-3255 with any questions
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Did you miss the Flag Interment hosted by the County Veteran's Office, Joseph Hannagan? The American Legion Band played and the Boy Scouts assisted with the proper flag disposal. ... See MoreSee Less

Jewel's Cafe opened in Salem City in the Fenwick Plaza (in the old Brigadoon). Director Julie Acton presented a certificate on behalf of the Freeholder Board. She and Salem City Councilwoman Karen Roots congratulated them on their grand opening. Check out their menu! Julie Acton ... See MoreSee Less

Jonathan Roussey, 2016 Salem County Vo-Tech School with Director Julie Acton and Freeholder Doug Painter at the graduation last week. Congratulations to all high school students. ... See MoreSee Less

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