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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Are you looking for Memorial Day events for Monday, May 25th? You will find a list that our Veterans Director was informed about. (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Freeholder Board will be honoring Military Enlistees! Do you know someone who will be entering into one of our military branches, college, or university? Please read the following. Please join us and help to honor our Military Enlistees! ... See MoreSee Less

Last night at the Freeholder Board meeting, Joe Farro, USMC Veteran, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Joe also provided the prayer as he is a Chaplain for the Salem County Correctional Facility and the Marine Corp. League Detachment. Thank You Joe, we appreciate your service to our country. ... See MoreSee Less

The Freeholder Board presented a Citation to B. Harold Smick, Jr. as he is celebrating his 90th Birthday! Happy Birthday Mr. Smick! (5 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Freeholder Board passed a Proclamation declaring National EMS Week and presented it to area EMS volunteers. Thank you for your service! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

This evening, the Salem County Freeholder Board attended the Salem Community College graduation. The Freeholders congratulate the SCC Class of 2015 graduates. (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

A few pictures from the State OEM graded exercise. Thank you to those who participated. (13 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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VETERANS IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE HEALTH PROBLEMS LISTED IN BELOW FLYER, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO A NEW JERSEY VETERANS PENSION

The Salem County Office on Emergency Management participating in a state graded exercise. Thank you to all participants of this exercise. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Officer Andrew Hecksher and K9 Oliver! ... See MoreSee Less

Great picture of C/O Andrew Hecksher and K9 Oliver after completing training in McHenry, Maryland for National Police Blood Hound Week

Congratulations Officer Scott Bell! ... See MoreSee Less

Please congratulate Officer Scott C. Bell, Salem County Correctional Facility's Officer of the Month for April, 2015. Congratulations C/O Bell!

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