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Essex County Government Complex

(Consisting of: The Veteran's Courthouse, The Leroy Smith Public Safety Building, The Historic Courthouse & The Hall of Records)

50 West Market St.
Newark, NJ 07102


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From Routes 22, 24, 1 & 9 or I-78:
Take any of these highways towards Newark. (They all converge just north of Newark Airport.)
Take exit for Route 21 (Newark). Route 21 becomes McCarter Highway in downtown Newark.
From McCarter Highway, turn left onto Raymond Blvd.; then turn left onto Mulberry St. (one block down); then turn right onto Market St. The Courthouse is three blocks up, at the junction of Market St. and Springfield Ave.

From the Garden State Parkway:
Take Exit 145 to I-280 East. Then proceed as below.

From I-280 East:
Take Exit 14 for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Turn right at the traffic light at the bottom of the exit ramp onto Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (formerly High St.).
Essex County buildings are about ¾ mile down. (Historic Court House is on the left, Hall of Records is on the right). The Veterans Courthouse is behind the Hall of Records.

From I-280 West:
Take Exit 14B, Broad St./King Blvd. Turn left at bottom of the exit ramp.
Take a second left onto Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (approximately 50 feet from exit ramp).
Essex County buildings are about ¾ mile down. (Historic Court House is on the left, Hall of Records is on the right). The Veterans Courthouse is behind the Hall of Records.

From N.J. Turnpike:
Take Exit 15W to I-280 West. Then proceed as above.

From Route 3:
Take exit for Route 21 South (Newark).
Take Route 21 South into downtown Newark, where it becomes McCarter Highway.
From McCarter Highway, turn right onto Market St. The Court House is at the junction of Market St. and Springfield Ave.

Parking for Essex County Government Complex (Veterans Courthouse, Leroy Smith Public Safety Building, The Historic Courthouse & The Hall of Records)

For the Essex County buildings, public parking is permitted in the juror parking deck located on South Orange Ave.