Welcome to Salem County NJ

Located 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.

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

FREE Fun for the family! TOMORROW

Attention Veterans: ... See MoreSee Less


Our phone system has been repaired. We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. ... See MoreSee Less

The county phone system is experiencing difficulties. Our email is up and working. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we are having our phone system repaired. ... See MoreSee Less

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

County receives grant to expand walking path in Oldmans Township! ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholder Director Acton, Freeholder Vanderslice, Kathleen Mills (County Economic Director), Kevin Rijs (County Planner), representatives from various state and federal agencies met to outline a strategic plan to continue moving the county forward. ... See MoreSee Less

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

Help Get Parvin Park ready for the Season VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Saturday, March 21 9AM Danna Farm Trail Head 789 Parvin Mil Road parvinvolunteers@gmail.com

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

Support Salem County Arts in Bloom Studio Tour! Come out and paint MARCH 21. No experience is necessary! Follow instructions from professional artist and certified art teacher, Kimberly English. Explore the elements and principles of design and paint your composition of tulips. All proceeds support Arts in Bloom Studio Tour. All art supplies are included in the cost and light refreshments will be served. Event Location: Super 8 413 North Broadway, Pennsville, NJ 08070 Register online at: kimberlyenglish.com $30 3/21/15

Salem County Meals on Wheels held their "Champions for Meals" day this week. Director Acton, Freeholder Ware, Freeholder Painter, Sheriff Miller, Mayor Asay (Mannington), and Mayor Elwell (Elsinboro) participated in the event by preparing and delivering meals throughout the county. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

The County Freeholders and employees wish Gilda a Happy Birthday... ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Birthday Gilda and many happy returns

Freeholder Doug Painter is volunteering at Ranch Hope this morning preparing meals for Meals on Wheels deliveries. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less