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County Courthouse

7 N. Main Street
DN 109 PO Box 5000
Cape May Court House NJ 08210-5000
609-465-1010 phone

History

Parent County

  • 12 Nov 1692 from Cumberland County.

Boundary Changes

1685, court set up; 1692, county given boundaries in West Jersey; 1694, boundaries changed to transfer Great Egg Harbor area to Gloucester County; 1710, boundary changed; 1822, boundary with Cumberland County clarified; 1844, part of Cumberland County added; 1845, 1844 part of Cumberland County returned; 1846, coastal boundary established; 1878, part of Maurice River twp., Cumberland Co., added to Upper twp., Cape May County; 1891, part of Maurice River twp., Cumberland Co., added to Dennis twp., Cape May Co.; 1906, coastal boundary established.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Boroughs
  • Avalon
  • Cape May Point
  • Stone Harbor
  • West Cape May
  • West Wildwood
  • Wildwood Crest
  • Woodbine
Cities
  • Cape May
  • North Wildwood
  • Ocean City
  • Sea Isle City
  • Wildwood
Townships
  • Dennis
  • Lower
  • Middle
  • Upper
Census Districts
  • Cape May Court House
  • Diamond Beach
  • Erma
  • North Cape May
  • Strathmere
  • Rio Grande
  • Villas
  • Whitesboro-Burleigh
Communities
  • Dennisville
  • Goshen
  • Green Creek
  • Marmora
  • Ocean View
  • Tuckahoe

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References


 

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