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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Last week, the Government 101 students learned more about: Agriculture, Farmland Preservation, and Planning. They also learned how: Salem County Vo-Tech School, Salem Community College and Salem County Board of Social Services interact with the County and the budget. The fourth week was another full day filled with a lot of information! ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County One Stop Career Center held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their relocation to: 98 Market Street, Salem.
Please stop by or contact their office if you are in need of assistance looking for a job or if you are a business in search of employees and discover possible incentives that are available.
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Pictures from the first Flu Clinic. The next Free Flu Clinic will be held Thursday, October 8th, 4 - 7 pm at the Schalick High School, 718 Centerton Road, Pittsgrove. ... See MoreSee Less

More First Responder Appreciation Pictures. Two families attended the dinner to say thank you for helping their family in an emergency. Pictures Courtesy of: BJ Ayars ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you Salem County First Responders! ... See MoreSee Less

More pictures from the 2nd Annual First Responder Appreciation Dinner. Pictures: Courtesy of BJ Ayars ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

More pictures from our 2nd Annual First Responder Appreciation Dinner.
Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors who made this evening possible: Atlantic City Electric, Mannington Mills, PSEG, and Chemours.
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The County 2nd Annual First Responder Appreciation Dinner was an opportunity to thank those who protect and serve our communities. Keep checking back! Pictures: Courtesy of BJ Ayars. ... See MoreSee Less

Freeholders attended the Salem County Women's Services Dinner on Friday evening. Julie Acton, Freeholder Director; Ben Laury, Deputy Freeholder Director; Freeholders Dale Cross and Doug Painter presented a certificate to Lori Davenport recognizing her for her 30 years of superior service providing sexual assault and domestic violence support to the women of Salem County. The PSEG Women in Nuclear were also recognized. Photographs: Courtesy of BJ Ayars. ... See MoreSee Less

FREE Flu Clinic for Salem County residents TODAY, October 5th, Fraternal Order of Police from 10 am - Noon. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government shared New Jersey Office of Emergency Management's video. ... See MoreSee Less

Never Drive or Walk into Flood Waters - Turn Around Don’t Drown!Flooding is one of the leading causes of weather related fatalities in the U.S. On average, flooding claims nearly 90 lives each year. More than half of these deaths occur in motor vehicles when people attempt to drive through flooded roadways. This happens because people underestimate the force and power of water, especially when it is moving.Just six inches of fast-moving water can knock over and carry off an adult. Twelve inches of water can float a small car. If that water is moving, it can carry that car away. Eighteen to twenty-four inches of flowing water can carry away most vehicles, including large SUVs. It is impossible to tell the exact depth of water covering a roadway or the condition of the road below the water. This is especially true at night when your vision is more limited. It is never safe to drive or walk through flood waters. Any time you come to a flooded road, walkway, or path, follow this simple rule: Turn Around Don’t Drown.Preparedness Don’t wait. Communicate. Talk to your family today about how to prepare for emergencies. Visit www.ready.nj.gov to learn how to build a kit and make a plan. Download the NJ Hurricane Survival Guide to learn more about hurricanes and how you family should prepare: ready.nj.gov/plan/hurricanes.htmlAlways Know the Latest Weather Information REMINDER: NJ is covered by two different weather stations: Mount Holly, NJ for most of the State and Upton, NY for the NE part of the State. For Northeast NJ residents and commuters to/from NYC, please visit: www.weather.gov/okx/. For the rest of New Jersey please visit: www.weather.gov/phi/.Like & share our page! Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/ReadyNJ and Instagram www.instagram.com/ReadyNJFor more information and flood safety tips, visit www.floodsafety.noaa.gov.#ReadyNJ #Joaquin #JoaquinNJ #HurricanePrep

We were given additional pictures from the meeting with Governor Christie in Sea Isle City. Freeholder Director Julie Acton, Sheriff Chuck Miller and Jeff Pompper, Office of Emergency Services Director attended to discuss weather preparation planning. Julie Acton ... See MoreSee Less

Ben Laury, Deputy Freeholder Director, attended a grand opening today in Woodstown. Deputy Director Laury encourages everyone to shop and support local businesses. ... See MoreSee Less