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New Jersey

Guide to Information about the State.

Key Sites and Sources

New Jersey State Seal State of New Jersey Home Page

Portal to information and services provided by the state.

Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey

Annual compendium of information about the state and its government including 1) names and addresses of representatives, officials, staff members, lobbyists at the state and county level, 2) rules of the legislature, 3) the state constitution and amendments, 4) tax descriptions and revenues, 5) election returns, and 6) miscellaneous facts.

The most current print edition is shelved alphabetically by name in the Firestone Library Trustee Reading Room in a section entitled State Manuals and in Stokes Library (SPIA)-Reference under the call number JK3530 .M3. Earlier volumes (1924-present) are in Firestone stacks or ReCAP (1874-1923, lacking 1875, 1882, 1886, 1889-1890, 1892-1893) under the call number JK3530 .M3.

Digitized versions of several editions are available via HathiTrust. The State Library has digitized the 1872-1922 editions of the Manual.

New Jersey InfoBank

Links to circulars, executive orders, directories, municipality information, and names and addresses of cabinets, legislature, and local mayors.

New Jersey Maps

Maps of the state, including congressional and legislative districts, and of the counties.

New Jersey Tax Forms

Princeton University Library does not distribute tax forms in paper.  Paper forms can be found at the post office and the Princeton Public Library in the weeks before April 15.  Forms can be downloaded from the New Jersey Department of the Treasury web site

You can also pay your taxes electronically.


Also useful:

  • State and Local Government on the Net: New Jersey

Contains links to state, county, and city government websites.

  • - scroll to the Government Agencies and Local Officials area to find links to websites for state and local governments, their elected officials, and state legislators.

New Jersey State Documents at Princeton University Library

Princeton University Library has been a depository for New Jersey state documents since 1950, though there are state documents in the collection from earlier years.

New Jersey documents not owned by or missing from the Princeton collection may be borrowed through interlibrary loan from other New Jersey libraries such as the State Library in Trenton, Rutgers University Libraries, Alexander Library and The Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center in the Newark Public Library.



New Jersey State Library

  • New Jersey Resources  (includes links to state databases, genealogical resources, information by topic, and more)
    • The New Jersey State Library has created a depository for electronic state documents.  Titles in their print document collection can be found through the Library's catalog.

Subject Guide

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