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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The Salem County 2nd Annual Veterans picnic will be held at Salem County Fair Grounds on Sunday, October 18th from 12 to 4 pm. For more information contact the Veterans Office at 856-339-8603. ... See MoreSee Less

Please follow the lead of the Salem County Freeholders and take a moment over the holiday weekend to thank our law enforcement officers for keeping our communities safe. ... See MoreSee Less

Salem County Government shared Salem County Sheriff's Office's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Pictured here, Salem County Sheriff's Office Security Guard Don Keen surrounded by co-workers from the Sheriff's Office who honored Don's dedicated 15 years with the Sheriff's Office at a luncheon in his honor in the Court House. Sheriff Miller and all of us in the Sheriff's Office wish Don good luck in his future and thank him for his years of dedicated service.

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

Bernd (Bernie) Reese, U.S. Army, E3 1968-1973 led the Pledge of Allegiance at the Board of Chosen Freeholders Meeting on September 2.
Thank you Mr. Reese for your service.
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There was a presentation made at the September 2nd Freeholder Board meeting about the Salem County Courthouse, led by Judge Georgia Curio and Tina DiNicola. ... See MoreSee Less

Don Keen of the Sheriff's Office recently retired. The County Freeholders and employees thank Don for his dedicated service and wish him well in his retirement. The "Fifth Street employees" recently celebrated his retirement. Thank you for sharing these pictures with us! ... See MoreSee Less

The Salem County Freeholder Board meeting will be held this evening, Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Elmer Borough Hall, 120 South Main Street, Elmer. The workshop meeting begins at 6:15 pm and the regular meeting will begin at 7:30 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Acton, Freeholder Director is getting ready for the Cowtown Rodeo on September 19th! Ed & Linda McKelvey shared the "tricks of the trade." Did you get your tickets for the rodeo? ... See MoreSee Less

A few more pictures from Salem City Market Street Day: Antique Car Show and Salem American Legion Band sharing their talent. ... See MoreSee Less

Julie Acton, Freeholder Director and Joe Hannagan, County Veterans Administrator attended the Salem City Market Street Day. ... See MoreSee Less

The Ranch Hope Art & Glass Week was held at the Sam Jones Glass Center (SCC). Today, Julie Acton (Freeholder Director), Ben Laury (Deputy Freeholder Director) and Doug Painter (Freeholder) had an opportunity to congratulate the students participating. ... See MoreSee Less

The Avalon String Band performed at Marlton Park for the final concert of the Woodstown Rotary Summer Concert series.

Julie Acton, Freeholder Director and Freeholder Doug Painter joined our County Clerk of the Board, Kevin Crouch (in costume far left) and members of the band. Great job Kevin! Julie Acton; Doug Painter
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