Ocean County - Vicinage 14

Directions to Ocean County Courthouse

118 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08754

From the North via the GSP:

From Garden State Parkway southbound, take Exit 82 B (Rt. 37 East).  Follow Rt. 37 East to the second traffic light (Hooper Ave/Rt. 549).  Follow Hooper Avenue approximately 1 mile to the third traffic light (Madison Ave).  Make a left onto Madison Avenue; the entrance to the FREE Parking Garage is on the right.  Remember where you park

From South of Toms River:

From Garden State Parkway northbound, take Exit 81 which is Water Street.  Follow Water Street to the fourth traffic light (Hooper Ave/Rt. 549); make a left onto Hooper Ave.  Follow Hooper Ave. to the second traffic light (Madison Ave); turn right onto Madison Avenue; the entrance to the FREE Parking Garage is on the right.  Remember where you park

From Interstate 195 and the Turnpike

Follow Interstate Route 195 East to Exit 16B onto County Route 537 North. Take Route 537 North over the 195 overpass to the first traffic light, approximately mile. At this light, make a right hand turn onto County Routes 526 and 571. Follow the signs for Route 571 East. The road splits approximately mile after making the right turn with Route 526 going off to the left and Route 571 going off to the right. Take the right fork to continue on Route 571.

Follow Route 571 for approximately 22 miles until you reach the intersection with County Route 549, also known as Hooper Avenue. The landmarks will be the Ocean County Vocational Technical School on the right and a golf course on the left two lights before the Route 549/Hooper Avenue light. When you see the school and golf course, you are approximately mile from 549/Hooper Avenue and should move into the right lane. As you approach 549/Hooper Avenue a large shopping mall will be on the immediate left and two large enclosed malls will be ahead to your left and right. Follow the exit for

Follow Route 549/Hooper Avenue approximately 1.5 miles to the Justice Complex. There is a pedestrian walkway across 549/Hooper Avenue that will be plainly visible. Just before the pedestrian walkway, there is a traffic light. This is the second traffic light since crossing route 37, approximately mile south of Route 37. If you desire to park in the garage, no charge parking, make a left turn at this light. The garage driveway is on your right at this point. Try to park at level 3. This level will lead directly onto the pedestrian walkway across 549/Hooper Avenue to the second floor of the Justice Complex.