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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Jersey|New Jersey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County'''  
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Jersey|New Jersey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County'''  
{{Infobox U.S. County
| county = Warren County
| county_map = Nj-warren.png
| state = New Jersey
| state_map = New Jersey in United States.svg.png
| founded year = 1824
| founded date = November 20
| seat wl = Belvidere
| building image = 
| building address = Warren County Courthouse<br><br>[http://www.co.warren.nj.us/ Warren County Website]}}
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
==== Parent County  ====
Created 20 November 1824, from [[Sussex County, New Jersey|Sussex]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
Created 20 November 1824, from [[Sussex County, New Jersey|Sussex]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
==== Boundary Changes  ====

Revision as of 00:24, 20 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png New Jersey Gotoarrow.png Warren County

Warren County, New Jersey
Map of New Jersey highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of New Jersey
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Jersey
Location of New Jersey in the U.S.
Founded November 20, 1824
County Seat Belvidere
[[Image: |center|200px]]
Address Warren County Courthouse

Warren County Website

County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
 165 County Rd; 519 South
Belvidere, NJ 07823
Phone: 908.475.6211 

Municipal Clerks have birth and death records;
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1825,
divorce and court records; County Surrogate has probate records[1]


A Moravian settlement was established at Hope by 1769.[2]

Parent County

Created 20 November 1824, from Sussex County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Hunterdon | Morris | Sussex | Pennsylvania counties: Bucks | Monroe | Northampton






Local Histories





Obtaining Copies of County Probate Records

Copies of recorded probate records and the estate files can be obtained from the surrogate's offices for a fee. Addresses of surrogate's offices are found in:

  • Eichholz, Alice, Editor. Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. Revised Edition. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1992. (Family History Library book 973 D27rb 1992.) Explains state-by-state history, vital records, census, background sources, periodicals, archives, libraries, societies, maps, land, probate, court, tax, cemetery, church, and military records. Includes county boundary map and table which shows when each county was created and the parent counties.

In addition, copies of the original wills, administrations, inventories, and guardianships sent to Trenton since 1901 can be ordered from:

Clerk of the Superior Court
Records Information Center
P.O. Box 967
Trenton, NJ 08625-0967
Telephone: 609-292-4978
Fax: 609-777-0094
Internet: http://www.answers.com/topic/new-jersey-superior-court


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, New Jersey page 465, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
  2. "A Forgotten Moravian Settlement in New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 37 (1913):248-252. For free online access, see WeRelate.