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New Jersey History and Genealogy Helpful Links
Heritage CATalog

The collections held at the Bolger Heritage Center of the Ridgewood Public Library cover resources relevant to genealogy, New Jersey history, Bergen County and the Village of Ridgewood.

Genealogical Society of Bergen County

Partner with the Ridgewood Public Library: See for indexes, patron assistants, programs, and more.

Bergen County Historical Society

Library and Archives, Ciarco Learning Center, 355 Main Street Hackensack, NJ, 07601

"Family Tree" of Bergen County's Mucipalities

Brief history of Bergen County and its 70 municipalties.

Bergen County Sources for Genealogical Research

Compiled by Maria (Ree) Pratt Hopper

Bergen County Digital Maps

Compiled by BHC

Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs

Bergen County History, Preservation & Library Sites

Bergen County GenWeb Archives


Bergen County GenWeb 

History of Bergen County and resources


List Serv for Bergen County history and genealogy

Dutch Door Genealogy

Insights into early Dutch ancestors

Genealogical Society of Rockland County

Non-profit organization providing resources and information on Rockland County genealogy.

Rockland Room: New City Public Library

The Rockland Room has the largest collection of printed histories of Rockland County and its communities.

New Jersey State Archives

Official research center for public records of NJ.

New Jersey Digital Highway

An immersive, user-centered information portal of NJ history.

New Jersey Vital Statistics

1914-present day, NJ Department of Health

Genealogical Society of New Jersey

Founded in 1921, focuses on the preservation of NJ family history.

New Jersey City Directories

List of directories at the New Jersey State Library

New Jersey Photographers

Identify when a photographer was active.

New Jersey Sanborn Maps

Index to Princeton's collection with images available for pre-1923 maps, click on links in this spreadsheet

New Jersey Churchscape

Information about early churches in New Jersey

Genealogical Resources at the Rutgers University Libraries

The bulk of the records have been donated by the GSNJ and the NJ State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Resources at the New Jersey Historical Society

NJ Historical Society has an extensive archives and library

New Jersey and National Historic Register

Listings include properties and historic districts in NJ.

Directory of New Jersey Websites

Cyndi's List

Census Reporter

Current census statistics