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Superior Court - Criminal
43-47 High St
Newton, NJ 07860 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/morris/...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-579-0675
F: 973-579-0767
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, dismissed, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Superior Court - Civil
43-47 High St
Newton, NJ 07860 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/morris/...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-579-0918
F: 973-579-0736
Jurisdiction: Civil, Special Civil Actions, Eviction
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, dismissed, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Superior Court Special Civil Part
43-47 High St
Newton, NJ 07860 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/morris/...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-579-0918
F: 973-579-0736
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, expunged, dismissed, or mental illness records released
Sussex County Surrogate Court
3 High St, Ste #1
Newton, NJ 07860 www.sussexcountysurrogate.com/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-579-0920
F: 973-579-0909
Jurisdiction: Probate
Search the index at http://www.sussex.nj.us/Cit-e-Access/datasearch/?TID=7&TPID=11198.
Andover Joint Municipal Court
134 Newton-Sparta Rd
Newton, NJ 07860 www.andovertwp.org/departments/co...
Hours: 8AM-3:30PM EST
P: 973-383-4280
F: 973-383-6328
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This court location includes Winfield Township, Byram Township, Each shared court remains separate, each keeping their own identity.
Byram Township Municipal Court - Closed, See Andover Township Joint Court
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Effective January 1, 2015 all Byram Township court business is handled by the Andover Township Joint Municipal Court.
Frankford (Joint) Municipal Court in Augusta
151 US Hwy 206
Augusta, NJ 07822 www.frankfordtownship.com/Municip...
Hours: 9AM-3:30PM EST
P: 973-948-4045
F: 973-948-4271
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This is a Joint (contracted) Municipal Court in Augusta for not only Frankford but also Lafayette, Branchville, Sandyston, Walpack and Montague Townships In Augusta.
Franklin Boro Municipal Court
46 Main St
Franklin , NJ 07416 www.franklinborough.org/departmen...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 973-827-9280 ext. 107
F: 973-827-0921
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Green Municipal Court
39 Trinity St
Newton, NJ 07860 www.greentwp.com/Cit-e-Access/web...
Hours: 8:30AM-2:30PM EST
P: 973-383-3521
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
The daily operation and court sessions of the Municipal Court of Green Township and Municipal Court of the Town of Newton is conducted at the Newton Municipal Building. As a Shared Court, each court remains separate, each keeping their own identity.
Hamburg Municipal Court
11 Orchard St
Hamburg, NJ 07419 www.hamburgnj.org/municipal-court/
Hours: 8AM-3PM EST
P: 973-209-4545
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Municipal Court session the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm and the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm.
Hampton Municipal Court
134 Newton Sparta Rd
Newton, NJ 07860 www.greentwp.com/Cit-e-Access/web...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-TH EST
P: 973-383-7761
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Hampton Ct belonged to a Joint Municipal Court, effective 1/1/15 the Joint Municipal Court at Green Township is CLOSED. Now located at the Newton Municipal Court at the above address. All violations prior to 1/1/15 will be at the Newton Municipal Court
Hardyston Municipal Court
149 Wheatsworth Rd
Hardyston, NJ 07419 www.hardyston.com/directories/mun...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 973-823-7038
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Hopatcong Boro (Shared) Municipal Court
111 River Styx Rd
Hopatcong, NJ 07843 http://hopatcong.org/
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 973-770-1200
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Municipal Court is a Shared Court between the Borough of Hopatcong and the Borough of Stanhope.
Montague Township (Joint) Municipal Court - See Frankford Court
http://www.montaguenj.org/
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Joint Municipal Court including Frankford, Lafayette, Branchville, Sandyston, Walpack and Montague Townships in Augusta.
Newton Town Municipal Court -
39 Trinity St
Newton, NJ 07860 newtontownhall.com/index.aspx?nid...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 973-383-3521 ext. 242
F: 973-383-0465
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
The Town of Newton entered into an Inter-local Services Agreement with Green Township for the consolidation of their Municipal Courts. As a Shared Court, each court remains separate, each keeping their own identity.
Ogdensburg Boro Municipal Court
14 Highland Ave
Ogdensburg, NJ 07439 http://www.ogdensburgnj.org/
Hours: 9AM-2PM M-TH, Closed F EST
P: 973-827-3895 ext. 3
F: 973-827-1005
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Sandyston (Joint) Township Municipal Court - See Frankford
P: 201-948-4045
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Joint Municipal Court including Frankford, Lafayette, Branchville, Sandyston, Walpack and Montague Townships in Augusta.
Sparta Township Municipal Court
65 Main St
Sparta, NJ 07871 www.spartanj.org/Cit-e-Access/web...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-729-3501
F: 973-726-4480
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Domestic violence matters and restraining orders often are initiated in the Municipal Court, where the Judge is on call 24 hours a day.
Stanhope (Shared) Municipal Court
111 River Styx Rd
Hopatcong, NJ 07843 stanhopenj.gov/people/court--viol...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 973-770-1200
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Municipal Court is a Shared Court between The Borough of Hopatcong and The Borough of Stanhope.
Stillwater (Joint) Township Municipal Court
888 State Highway 23
Wantage, NJ 07461 www.stillwatertownshipnj.com/Muni...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-TH EST
P: 973-875-7310
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Stillwater belongs to a Joint Municipal Court System including Wantage, Sussex and Stillwater.
Sussex Boro (Joint) Municipal Court
888 Rte 23
Wantage, NJ 07461 www.stillwatertownshipnj.com/Muni...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM M-TH EST
P: 973-875-7310
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Sussex belongs to a Joint Municipal Court System including Wantage, Sussex and Stillwater. Each court maintains its own records.
Vernon Township Municipal Court
21 Church St
Vernon, NJ 07462 www.vernontwp.com/government/muni...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 973-764-4737, 973-764-4055
F: 973-764-4761
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Cases heard include everything from traffic tickets and drunk driving to barking dogs, harassment, criminal trespassing, assault, terroristic threats, domestic violence, indictable matters and violations of the fish and game and forest and park laws.
Wantager (Joint) Municipal Court
888 State Hwy 23
Wantage, NJ 07461 http://wantagetwp.com/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-TH EST
P: 973-875-7310
F: 973-875-8676
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Wantage belongs to a Joint Municipal Court System including Wantage, Sussex and Stillwater.
Lafayette (Joint) Township Municipal Court - See Frankford
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Joint Municipal Court is with Frankford, Lafayette, Branchville, Sandyston, Walpack and Montague Townships In Augusta.
Branchville (Joint) Township Municipal Court - See Frankford
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Joint Municipal Court including Frankford, Lafayette, Branchville, Sandyston, Walpack and Montague Townships in Augusta.
Walpack(Joint) Township Municipal Court - See Frankford Court in Augusta
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Joint Municipal Court including Frankford, Lafayette, Branchville, Sandyston, Walpack and Montague Townships in Augusta.
Fredon Joint Municipal Court
134 Newton Sparta Rd
Andover Joint Municipal Court
Newton, NJ 07860
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-383-4280
F: 973-383-6328
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Part of a Joint Municipal Court System including Andover, Fredon, Hampton and Green Townships. As a Shared Court, each court remains separate, each keeping their own identity.

Sussex County, NJ Vital Records

Contact the Sussex County Clerk Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Sussex County Clerk
County Clerk
http://sussexcountyclerk.org/
8AM-4PM, till 6PM 1st M EST
Phone: 973-579-0900
Fax: 973-383-7493
Recorded Documents

Sussex County Vital Certificates

Sussex County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Sussex County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 521.26 sq mi
Population (2009): 151,118
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 94.6%
  • Black/African American: 2.1%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 6.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 89.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 6,953
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 5.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 4.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 89.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 27.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.80
Housing Units (2000): 56,528
Homeownership Rate (2000): 82.7%
Migration Flow to Sussex County, NJ from (2007-2008):

Sussex County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $2,440,438
  • Construction: $251,461
  • Retail Trade: $220,007
  • Professional and Technical Services: $254,537
  • Healthcare: $318,046
  • Banking: $81,041
  • Retail Trade: $220,007
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $65,025
  • Manufacturing: $157,699
  • Farms: $-2,630
  • Government: $490,058
Employed (2000): 73,913
Unemployed (2000): 2,719
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $46,630
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $531,168 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $342,196 (thou. dol.)

Sussex County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,557
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Deaths (2007): 984
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 4
  • Per 1,000 population: 2.6

Sussex County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 99
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 10
  • Robbery: 6
  • Aggravated Assault: 81
Property Crimes (2008): 1,839
  • Burglary: 372
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,406
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 61

Sussex County Genealogy Records