Salem County Birth Records

Search for Salem County NJ birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The Salem County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Salem County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. A New Jersey birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a NJ driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for Salem County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Elk Township Clerk Monroeville NJ 667 Whig Lane 08343 856-881-6631

Elmer Clerk Elmer NJ S MAIN St 08318 856-307-0004

Penns Grove Borough Clerk Penns Grove NJ 1 State Street 08069 856-299-0098

Pennsville Township Clerk Pennsville NJ 90 N Broadway 08070 856-678-8036

Salem County Clerk Salem NJ 110 5th Street 08079 856-935-7510

Woodstown Clerk Woodstown NJ WEST Ave 08098 856-769-2424


Salem County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in Salem County New Jersey, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Salem County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in New Jersey, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Memorial Hospital of Salem County Salem NJ 310 Salem Woodstown Road 08079 856-935-1000


Salem County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Salem County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These Salem County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in Salem County New Jersey. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Salem County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Salem City Hall Salem NJ 17 New Market Street 08079 856-935-0373


The Salem County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the New Jersey, Salem County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Salem County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Salem County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for a New Jersey State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Salem County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Salem County Health Department Salem NJ 98 Market Street 08079 856-935-7510