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 7, 2016, at 7:00 PM at the Pittsgrove Township Municipal Building, 989 Centerton Road, Pittsgrove 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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Salem County Government shared Salem County (NJ) Department of Emergency Services's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

“Register Ready – New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters” allows NJ residents with access and functional needs and their families, friends and associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies, so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency.The information collected here is confidential and will not be available to the public. The information will be held securely and only used for emergency response and planning.Please be as complete as possible in your responses. You will be contacted occasionally to ensure the information is correct and to make any necessary changes.WHY SHOULD YOU REGISTER?1) To be notified by local officials when an evacuation has been ordered.2) IT MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE!Click Here To Register:www13.state.nj.us/SpecialNeeds/RegistrationFor Registry Assistance or if you do not have computer access, dial 211 (toll free) and an operator will assist you in registering.IMPORTANT!!!The first line of defense against the effects of a disaster is personal preparedness. During an emergency, the government and other agencies may not be able to meet your needs. It is important for all citizens to make their own emergency plans and prepare for their own care and safety in an emergency.

Did you stop by our Mosquito Control table while at the Salem County Fair? ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Jaci Bobbitt who organized the Salem County Fair Opening Ceremony. Great job! ... See MoreSee Less

The Sheriff Honor Guard presented colors at the Salem County Fair. Great job to our Sheriff's Officers and Sheriff Miller. ... See MoreSee Less

Please see the mosquito control adulticide routes for Wednesday, August 24th. The trucks will be out spraying between 4-7am, weather permitting in the designated areas.

Please the Salem County Mosquito Control with any questions at 769-3255.
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More pictures from the Salem County Fair opening ceremony. This young man sang beautifully. Great job! ... See MoreSee Less

Did you stop by our Veterans table while at the Salem County fair? ... See MoreSee Less

While at the Salem County Fair, Salem County Vo-Tech ROTC posed with a few of our elected officials. L-R: Freeholders, Ben Laury and Melissa DeCastro, Director Julie Acton, Sheriff Chuck Miller, Freeholders Doug Painter and Bob Vanderslice. ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Vo-Tech ROTC shared a few of their skills with our elected officials while at the County Fair. Great job ROTC! ... See MoreSee Less