Cape May County Vital Records

Search Cape May County NJ vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Cape May County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Cape May County, NJ. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Cape May County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Cape May County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Cape May County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Avalon Clerk Avalon NJ 3100 Dune Drive 08202 609-967-8200

Cape May County Clerk Cape May Court House NJ 08210 609-465-1010

Lower Township Clerk Villas NJ 2600 Bayshore Road 08251 609-886-2005

Middle Township Clerk Cape May Court House NJ 33 Mechanic Street 08210 609-465-8721

Ocean City Clerk Ocean NJ 861 Asbury Avenue 08226 609-525-9328

Sea Isle City Clerk Sea Isle NJ 4416 Landis Ave 08243 609-263-4461

Stone Harbor Clerk Stone Harbor NJ 9508 2nd Avenue 08247 609-368-5102

West Wildwood City Clerk West Wildwood NJ 701 West Glenwood Avenue 08260 609-522-4845


Cape May County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Cape May County, NJ. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Cape May County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Cape May County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Cape May County Health Department Cape May Court House NJ 6 Moore Road 08210 609-465-1194


Cape May County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Cape May County, NJ. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Cape May County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Cape May County Medical Examiner & Coroner Woodbine NJ 1175 Dehirsch Avenue 08270 609-861-3355

Cumberland County Medical Examiner & Coroner Woodbine NJ 1175 Dehirsch Avenue 08270 609-861-3355


Cape May County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Cape May County, NJ. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Cape May County vital records. You can find Cape May County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Cape May City Hall Cape May NJ 643 Washington Street 08204 609-884-9525

Ocean City City Hall Ocean NJ 400 East 9th Street 08226

Sea Isle City Hall Sea Isle NJ 4416 Landis Avenue 08243 609-263-4461

Wildwood City Hall Wildwood NJ 4400 New Jersey Avenue 08260 609-522-2942