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Hudson County, NJ Public Records

Superior Court - Criminal Record Office
595 Newark Ave, Rm 101
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 201-795-6659, 201-795-6600
F: 201-795-6121
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, dismissed, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Superior Court - Civil
595 Newark Ave, #105
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 201-217-5162, 201-217-5163
F: 201-217-5241
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions over $15,000, Probate
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, dismissed, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Superior Court Special Civil Part
595 Newark Ave, Rm 104
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 201-748-4400
F: 201-795-6053
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, expunged, dismissed, or mental illness released
The web page for the county is Any inquires concerning court records should be addressed to the Court Administrator's Office.
Surrogate's Court of Hudson County
583 Newark Ave
William J Brennan Courthouse
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 201-795-6378
F: 201-795-5488
Jurisdiction: Probate, Adoption
Bayonne City Municipal Court
630 Avenue C
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 201-858-6918, 201-858-6934
F: 201-858-0517
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
East Newark Municipal Court
34 Sherman Ave
East Newark, NJ 07029
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-5PM EST
P: 973-481-2902 ext. 229
F: 973-481-0627
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Guttenberg Municipal Court
6808 Park Ave
Town Hall
Guttenberg, NJ 07093
Hours: 9AM-4:30PM EST
P: 201-868-2315 ext. 104
F: 201-868-9332
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Harrison Municipal Court
318 Harrison Ave
Harrison, NJ 07029
Hours: 9AM-4:30PM EST
P: 973-268-2453
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Court sessions: 9:30AM M & W; 2PM W.
Hoboken City Municipal Court
100 Newark St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 201-420-2120, 201-420-2125
F: 201-420-2138
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Jersey City Municipal Court
365 Summit Ave
Lewis S McRae Justice Complex
Jersey City , NJ 07306
Hours: 8:30AM-7:30PM M-TH; 8:30AM-4:30PM F EST
P: 201-209-6700
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Fax number 201-459-0951-Call first to have activated.
Kearny Municipal Court
404 Kearny Ave, 3rd Fl
Kearny, NJ 07032
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 201-955-7410, 201-955-7411
F: 201-997-1980
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
The court has responsibility for motor vehicle offenses, parking tickets, minor criminal-type offenses (such as, simple assault, bad checks), municipal ordinance offenses, and other offenses, such as fish and game violations.
North Bergen Municipal Court
4225 Bergen Turnpike
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Hours: 9AM-3:30PM & 5PM-8PM M,T EST
P: 201-392-2126
F: 201-330-7299
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Secaucus Town Municipal Court
1203 Paterson Plank Rd, 1st Fl
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Hours: 9AM-3:45PM EST
P: 201-330-2056 ext. 3051
F: 201-319-9024
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Union City Municipal Court
3715 Palisade Ave, 2nd Fl
Union City, NJ 07087
Hours: 9AM-3:30PM EST
P: 201-392-3691
F: 201-348-1687
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Weehawken Township Municipal Court
400 Park Ave, 2nd Fl
Town Hall
Weehawken, NJ 07086
Hours: 9AM-3:45PM EST
P: 201-319-6030
F: 201-866-6850
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
West New York Municipal Court
428 60th St
Municipal Bldg
West New York, NJ 07093
Hours: 9AM-4:30PM M,W,TH,F; till 7PM T EST
P: 201-295-5195
F: 201-868-6074
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions

Hudson County, NJ Vital Records

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

Hudson County
Register of Deeds
257 Cornelison Ave, 2nd Fl
Jersey City, NJ 07302
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 201-395-4760
Fax: 201-395-4766
Judgment Liens

Hudson County Vital Certificates

Hudson 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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Hudson County Information

Hudson County may be the smallest of the 21 counties that compose the state of New Jersey, but don't let that fool you. This little county has big things to offer visitors and residents alike. Hudson County is 46 square miles of peninsula that sits just across the Hudson River from New York.

A place full of history that will help connect you to the past, Hudson County includes the famous Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty. Harbor cruises and tours are available for optimum viewing and informative narration of these famous sites. Also included within Hudson County is the city of Hoboken, which is known as the birthplace of Frank Sinatra as well as the sport of baseball. Hoboken is also famous for its cafes, arts festivals, music clubs, restaurants, and boutique shopping. A multitude of opportunities are available to keep one happily entertained.

With Hudson County's close proximity to New York City, surely a person could want for nothing more. The infamous Loew's Jersey Theater is also located within this county's boundaries. The theater dates back to 1929 and shows classic movies and live on-stage shows for the public's viewing pleasure. Museums include the Cultural Thread/Museum of Embroidery and Lace and the Liberty Science Center, just to name two of many.

A number of historic churches and synagogues are located in this area and offer much to those interested in that venue. Dining establishments are also many and varied; you can find just about any food that may be tempting your palate on any certain day.

No matter what you are looking for in a vacation, a visit, or a place to live, Hudson County is sure to hold your interest.

Hudson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 46.69 sq mi
Population (2009): 597,924
  • Females: 50.4%
  • White: 70.8%
  • Black/African American: 14.6%
  • Asian: 11.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 40.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 34.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -11,051
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 38.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 56.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 70.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 25.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.6
Housing Units (2000): 240,618
Homeownership Rate (2000): 30.7%
Migration Flow to Hudson County, NJ from (2007-2008):

Hudson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $20,844,589
  • Construction: $510,673
  • Retail Trade: $1,005,907
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,520,566
  • Healthcare: $1,273,555
  • Banking: $6,370,083
  • Retail Trade: $1,005,907
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $318,166
  • Manufacturing: $717,964
  • Farms: $15
  • Government: $3,155,300
Employed (2000): 271,770
Unemployed (2000): 25,761
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $39,292
Local Government Employment (2007): 29,950
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,973,439 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,545,893 (thou. dol.)

Hudson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 9,665
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.4
Deaths (2007): 3,930
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 39
  • Per 1,000 population: 4

Hudson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 3,585
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 34
  • Forcible rape: 80
  • Robbery: 1,867
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,604
Property Crimes (2008): 15,712
  • Burglary: 3,504
  • Larceny-Theft: 10,071
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 2,137

Hudson County Genealogy Records