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.

The next meeting of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Salem County will be held September 21, 2016, at 7:00 PM at the Olde Courthouse, 104 Market Street Salem NJ, with a 6:00pm Workshop Meeting prior.

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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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Last week the Salem County Health & Human Services held their first flu clinic of the year during the drive thru clinic. Salem Community College partnered with the county to offer the clinic and the County Fairgrounds provided the site. Dr. Smick was on site as the County Health Department physician. Hosting a drive thru clinic is a great opportunity for those with small children, mobility concerns, and busy schedules. Do you know anyone in the pictures? Freeholder Director Julie Acton, Freeholder Bob Vanderslice and Freeholder Lee Ware were all on hand to thank those who made the event possible. The next flu clinic will be held on Tuesday, September 27, 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point. Julie Acton Bob Vanderslice ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Acton, Freeholder Director talked about the role and duty of a Freeholder at the Carney's Point Senior Apartments. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government shared Salem County NJ Cultural Heritage Commission's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Discover Autumn in Salem County!

Congratulations to Deepwater Credit Union on their Grand Re-opening. Director Julie Acton and Freeholder Doug Painter joined Jennifer Jones of the Chamber of Commerce and the officials from the Deepwater Credit Union for their ribbon cutting. Have you seen their newly remodeled bank? ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday's ribbon cutting for the newly remodeled Deepwater Federal Credit Union

Please see the attached mosquito control adulticide route for Wednesday, September 21st. The spraying will take place between 7-11pm.

Please contact the Salem County Mosquito Control at 769-3255 with any questions.
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Please see the attached mosquito control adulticide route Thursday, September 22nd. the trucks will be spraying between 5-7am, weather permitting.

Please contact the Salem County Mosquito Control at 769-3255 with any questions.
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Did you register for the 12th Annual Disabilities Awareness Day? Register by October 4th. Please help share this information. ... See MoreSee Less

Join the Third District Legislative District for "Legal Services Night" on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Penns Grove High School. ... See MoreSee Less

County Employee Grandparent Shout Out...
Jessica Bishop, County Purchasing Agent/ Deputy Treasurer, with her grandparents Bill and Barbara Howell. Barbara Howell retired from the County of Salem.
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Salem County Sheriff's Office hosted their quarterly TRIAD meeting at Southgate Health Care Center in Carney's Point. Director Julie Acton, Freeholders Ben Laury and Lee Ware were part of the day, as well as, Surrogate Niki Burke. The Sheriff's Office staff worked extremely hard providing a great day for the participants. ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Acton, Freeholder Director and Freeholder Doug Painter participating in a Pennsville Road Cleanup. ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Julie Acton and Freeholder Bob Vanderslice attended Quick Snips II Quick Tans grand opening in Pennsville. Congratulations to Sherry and Kenny Kricicki! Bob Vanderslice ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Sherri and Kenny Krycicki on the Grand Opening of Quick Snips II. The event continues thru 7pm. Stop by!!!

Mark your calendar for the Discover Autumn Weekend! ... See MoreSee Less