Salem County

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Salem County lies in the southwest corner of New Jersey. It is bounded by the Delaware River and Bay to the west and the Maurice River to the east. Oldmans Creek creates nearly half of Salem County’s northern border, while Stow Creek runs along a portion of its southern divide. Salem County’s natural features include six rivers, more than 34,000 acres of unique meadow and marshland, tidal and freshwater wetlands, 40 lakes and ponds, bay beaches, dunes, expansive woodlands, a critical underground aquifer, numerous streams and important headwaters. Salem County covers 338 square miles- with nearly half of the land actively farmed. It also boasts a population of less than 65,000- the lowest population and the lowest density per square mile in New Jersey.

 

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Salem County Towns

Alloway Township

Carneys Point Township

Elmer Borough

Elsinboro Township

Lower Alloways Creek Township

Mannington Township

Monroeville

Oldmans Township

Borough of Penns Grove

Pennsville Township

Pilesgrove Township

Pittsgrove Township

Quinton Township

City of Salem

Upper Pittsgrove Township

Borough of Woodstown

 

Education

Education & Library

College and Universities in Salem County

Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069
856-299-2100

 

Library

Salem County Library
900 Route 45 # 3
Pilesgrove, NJ
856-769-1082


 

Government

Salem County is governed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Freeholders are the center of the legislative and administrative resonsibility in Salem County.

These are the administrative offices:

Public Information
Administation & Records Building
94 Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510 Ext. 8617

Serves as the public information center for county government departments and agencies.

County Administrator
Administration & Records Building
94 Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510 Ext. 8617

Responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of the county departments and their divisions and projects.

Clerk of the Board
Administration & Records Building
94 Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510 Ext. 8204

Responsible for the adminstrative and supervisory functions of the board of freeholders.

Prosecutor
Fenwick Building, Second Floor
87 Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510 Ext. 8333

The county's chief law enforcement officer.

County Counsel
39 East Avenue
Woodstown, NJ 08098
856-769-4250

Manages all legal matters for the county, and represents the county in litigation.

Salem County Sheriff's Office
Administration Building
94 Market Street
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-7510 Ext. 8375

Responsible for providing highly technical and specialized services to local law enforcement agencies.


Parks

Centeron Park
Centeron Road
Pittsgrove Township, NJ

Fenwick Monument
Mannington Township, NJ

Fort Mott State Park
454 Fort Mott Rd.
Pennsville Township, NJ
856-935-3218

Killcohook National Wildlife Refuge
Pennsville Township, NJ

Mad Horse Creek Fish and Wildlife Management Area
39 Stow Neck Rd.
Salem, NJ 08079

Maskells Millpond Fish and Wildlife Management Area
Maskill’s Mill Rd.
Lower Alloways Creek Township, NJ 08308
609-785-0455

Parvin State Park
701 Almond Rd.
Pittsgrove Township, NJ
856-358-8616

Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
197 Lighthouse Rd.
Pennsville Township, NJ
609-463-0994


 


 

Sports & Recreation

Family/Outdoor Fun

Cowtown Rodeo
780 Harding Hwy.
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
856-769-3200

Coombs' Barnyard
Family fun activities Spring-Fall
20 Route77/Bridgeton Pike
Upper Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
856-358-5169

Marlboro Farm Market
Hayrides, pumpkin picking
601 State Highway
Marlboro, NJ 08072
856-451-3138 

Scarecrow Hollow Cornfield Maze
Corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch
335 Quinton-Hancock's Bridge Rd.
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-3469

Stimpson's Tree Farm
245 Friendship Rd.
Monroeville, NJ 08343
856-358-2384

Sweet Haven Farms
Christmas trees and hayrides
81 Perkintown Rd.
Pedricktown, NJ 08067
609-617-2118

 


Equestrian

Acadia Farm
350 Mannington-Yorktown Rd.
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
610-659-9734

Bit By Bit Stables
994 Lower Mill Rd.
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
609-381-1096

Bridge Farm
243 Route 130
Pedricktown, NJ 08067
856-299-5665

Calumet Run
827 Route 45
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
856-769-8004

Chapter One Farms
87 Pedricktown-Woodstown Rd.
Pedricktown, NJ 08067
856-299-5124

Circle 40 Tack Shop
784 Route 40
Monroeville, NJ 08343
856-358-1669

Eddis Farm
97 Compromise Rd.
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-1060

Golden Star Farm, LLC
Alpacas & alpaca products
237 Jericho Rd
Salem, NJ 08079
856-935-2089

High Spirits Farm
486 Garden Rd.
Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
856-358-0838

Kaleidoscope  Farm
Alpacas
717 Yorketown Rd.
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
856-769-3634 (By appointment)

K-C Stables Tack & Supply
18 Lawrence Rd. #1
Bridgeton (Quinton), NJ 08302
856-455-5342

Licciardello Farm & Tack Shop
760 Route 77/Bridgeton Pike
Monroeville, NJ 08343
856-358-6062

Liberty Bell Farm
117 Dutch Row Rd.
Elmer, NJ 08319
856-358-2892

LongWait Farm, Inc. 
Lisa's Tack Shack

237 Avis Mill Rd.
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
856-769-5667
856-769-0111

Moonlit Run Equestrian Center
59 Swedes Bridge Rd.
Mannington, NJ 08079
856-935-3073

Raise Your Dreams Farm
328 East Lake Rd.
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
856-769-3722

Snapper Creek Stables
127 Robbins Rd.
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
856-769-1819

Transitions Farm
4 Beal Rd.
Elmer, NJ 08318
856-358-3453

 

Golf

  • Centeron Country Club
    18 hole course
    1016 Almond Rd.
    Elmer, NJ 08318
    856-358-2220

  • Country Club of Salem
    91 Country Club Lane
    Salem, NJ 08079
    856-935-1603

  • Holly Hills Golf Club
    374 Alloway Friesburg Rd
    Alloway, NJ 08001
    856-935-2412

  • Sakima Country Club
    383 Shell Rd
    Carneys Point, NJ 08069
    856-299-0201

  • Town & Country Golf Links
    197 East Ave. 
    Woodstown , NJ 08098
    856-769-8333

  • Wild Oaks Country Club
    75 Wild Oaks Dr
    Salem, NJ 08079
    856-935-0705


Hockey

 

NJ Devils

NY Islanders

NY Rangers

Philadephia Flyers


 

Visitor Center

Discover Salem County
PO Box 226
Woodstown, New Jersey 08098
856-769-5600

Salem County Visitors Center
New Market St
Salem NJ 08079
856-935-9242

 

 


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