New Jersey Online Historical Newspapers

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County & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Atlantic - Absecon
South Jersey Republican
1863 - 1865
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Atlantic Democrat
1861 - 1865
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Beobachter Am Egg Harbor River
1858
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Der Egg Harbor Pilot
1860 - 1866
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Der Pilot
1858 - 1859
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Der Wochentliche Unzeiger
1859
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Der Zeitgeist
1867 - 1872
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Egg Harbor Aurora
1860
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Egg Harbor Beobachter
1859
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Egg Harbor City
Egg Harbor Pilot
1866 - 1872
$
GenealogyBank
Atlantic - Mays Landing
Atlantic Journal
1859 - 1862
$
GenealogyBank
Burlington - Burlington
Burlington Advertiser
1790 - 1791
$
GenealogyBank
Burlington - Burlington
New-Jersey Gazette
1777 - 1786
$
GenealogyBank
Burlington - Burlington
Rural Gazette
1810 - 1811
$
GenealogyBank
Burlington - Mount Pleasant
Jersey Chronicle
1795 - 1796
$
GenealogyBank
Cumberland - Bridgeton
Bridgeton Evening News
1879 - 1923
$
GenealogyBank
Cumberland - Bridgeton
East-Jersey Republican
1816
$
GenealogyBank
Cumberland - Bridgeton
Washington Whig
1815 - 1834
$
GenealogyBank
Essex - Elizabeth Township (now Elizabethtown)
Federal Republican
1803 - 1804
$
GenealogyBank
Essex - Elizabeth Township (now Elizabethtown) New Jersey Journal
1785 - 1786
$
GenealogyBank
Essex - Elizabeth Township (now Elizabethtown New-Jersey Journal
1786 - 1816
$
GenealogyBank
Essex - Millburn
Alert
1942 - 1943
Free
Millburn Free Public Library
Essex - Millburn
Budget
1886
Free
Millburn Free Public Library
Essex - Millburn
Millburn-Short Hills Item
1935 - 1939
1941 - 1950
Free
Millburn Free Public Library
Essex - Millburn
Short-Hills Item
1891
Free
Millburn Free Public Library
Essex - Millburn
Short-Hills News Item
1889 - 1890
Free
Millburn Free Public Library
Essex - Millburn
Township Tattle
1942 - 1945
Free
Millburn Free Public Library
Essex - Newark
 Centinel of Freedom
1796 - 1820
$
GenealogyBank
Essex - Newark
Jewish Chronicle
1921 - 1943
$
GenealogyBank
Essex - Newark
New-Jersey Telescope
1808 - 1809
$
GenealogyBank
Gloucestor - Woodbury
Woodbury Daily Times
1897 - 1922
$
GenealogyBank
Hudson - Jersey City
Jersey City News
1902
$
GenealogyBank
Hudson - Jersey City
Jersey Journal
1867 - 1922
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
Miscellany1805
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
New Jersey State Gazette
1792 - 1799
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
Sentinel
1880 - 1882
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
Trenton Evening Times
1883 - 1993
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
Trenton Federalist
1800 - 1824
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
Trenton State Gazette
1847 - 1898
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
Trenton Sunday Times-Advertiser
1938 - 1973
$
GenealogyBank
Mercer - Trenton
True American
1801 - 1818
$
GenealogyBank
Middlesex - CarteretCarteret Press1925 - 1963
1965
FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - FordsFords Beacon1936 - 1943
1945 - 1961
FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - New Brunswick
Fredonian
1811 - 1819
$
GenealogyBank
Middlesex - New Brunswick
Jewish Journal
1956 - 1971
$
GenealogyBank
Middlesex - New BrunswickNew Brunswick Daily Home News1887
1889
1903 - 1912
FreeNew Brunswick Free Public Library 
Middlesex - New BrunswickNew Brunswick Daily Times1871 - 1916FreeNew Brunswick Free Public Library
Middlesex - New Brunswick
Political Intelligencer
1783 - 1786
$
GenealogyBank
Middlesex - South AmboySouth Amboy-Sayreville Times1991 - presentFreeSadie Pope Dowdell Public Library 
Middlesex - South AmboySouth Amboy Citizen1910 - 2000FreeSadie Pope Dowdell Public Library
Middlesex - South PlainfieldChronicle2003 - 2007FreeSouth Plainfield Public Library
Middlesex - South PlainfieldObserver1997 - 2010FreeSouth Plainfield Public Library
Middlesex - South PlainfieldReporter1990 - 1994
2003
FreeSouth Plainfield Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeIndependent Hour1876 - 1877FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeIndependent Leader1940 - 1965FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeLeader Press1967 - 1970FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeWeekly Register1898 - 1899
1902
FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeWoodbridge Independent1919
1922 - 1928
FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeWoodbridge Leader1926 - 1939FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Middlesex - WoodbridgeWoodbridge News1899
1902
FreeWoodbridge Public Library
Morris - Morristown
Genius of Liberty
1798 - 1811
$
GenealogyBank
Morris - Morristown
Palladium of Liberty
1808 - 1822
$
GenealogyBank
Salem - Salem
Salem Standard and Jerseyman
1819 - 1832
$
GenealogyBank
Union - CranfordCranford Chronicle1894 - 1918
1945 - 2005
FreeCranford Public Library
Union - CranfordCranford Citizen1898 - 1921FreeCranford Public Library
Union - CranfordCranford Citizen and Chronicle1921 - 1944FreeCranford Public Library
Union - RahwayNational Democrat FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayNew Jersey Advocate1823
1844
FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway Advocate1882 - 1885 FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway Daily Record and New Jersey Advocate1911 - 1912
1914
FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway News Herald1910 - 1911FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway News Record1946 - 1947
1964 - 1967
1970 - 1976
1979 - 1992
FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway Progress1995 - 1998
2000
FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway Realty1944FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayRahway Record1913 - 1946FreeRahway Public Library
Union - RahwayWeekly Advocate And Times1878 - 1882FreeRahway Public Library
Union - Scotch Plains-FanwoodScotch Plains-Fanwood Times FreeJoint Digital Archives of Fanwood & Scotch Plains
Union - VorheesUnion County Local Source2008 - 2012FreeJoint Digital Archives of Fanwood & Scotch Plains
Union - Westfield Weather Vane1922 - 2005FreeWestfield Memorial Library
Union - WestfieldWestfield Leader1907 - 2011FreeWestfield Memorial Library
Union - WestfieldWestfield Record Press1990 - 2007FreeWestfield Memorial Library
Union - WestfieldUnion County Standard1891 - 1892
1895 - 1901
1903 - 1910
1914 - 1915
FreeWestfield Memorial Library





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