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The Atlantic County Courthouse is the historical courthouse for Atlantic County, New Jersey located in the county seat of Mays Landing, itself a part of Hamilton Township, U.S. It now houses the Office of County Clerk. The Atlantic County Sheriff's Office and older county jails are behind the building.

Atlantic County Courthouse

The building was originally constructed in 1838 and expanded over the years It was renovated in 2010. It is a contributing property to the Mays Landing Historic District listed in 1990 on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places (#338) and the National Register of Historic Places (#90001245).

The building has been superseded by the Atlantic County Criminal Courts Complex, (1978) also in Mays Landing (39°26′18″N 74°41′28″W / 39.4383°N 74.6912°W / 39.4383; -74.6912 (Atlantic County Criminal Courts Complex)) and the Atlantic County Civil Courts Complex in Atlantic City (39°21′50″N 74°25′36″W / 39.3640°N 74.4266°W / 39.3640; -74.4266 (Atlantic County Civil Courts Complex)), which are part of the 1st vicinage.

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