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Directories listing the names, addresses, and occupations of adults have been published for at least 120 municipalities and for some New Jersey counties. The Newark Business Library, 34 Commerce Street, Newark, NJ 07102 has more than 2,000 New Jersey city directories. The New Jersey State Library, Library of Congress, and New York Public Library also have large collections. Some of the most frequently used directories at the Family History Library are:

=== Hoboken ===

{| class="plain"
| 1852-1859 <br />
| FHL fiche 6044005-6, 6044008
|-
| 1859-1860
| FHL fiche 6044010
|-
| 1861-1901
| FHL films 1376941-56
|-
| 1902-1926
| FHL films 1929185-90
|}

=== Jersey City ===

{| class="plain"
| 1849-1860
| FHL fiche 6044004-11 <br />
|-
| 1861-1901
| FHL films 1376941-56
|-
| 1902-1926
| FHL films 1929185-90
|}

=== Newark ===

{| class="plain"
| 1835-1860
| FHL fiche 6044170-98 <br />
|-
| 1861-1901
| FHL films 1377110-36
|-
| 1902-1935
| FHL films 1611849-74
|-
| 1938
| FHL film 1320616 item 1
|}

=== Trenton ===

{| class="plain"
| 1844-1845, 1854, 1857, <br />1859, 1867-1935 <br />(intermittent years) <br />
| On 13 FHL fiche beginning with 6044540; films 1841636-52  <br />
|-
| 1930
| FHL book 974 E4f, film 1425566 item 4)
|}

For further directories in these and other cities, see:

Brown, Michael. ''Guide to New Jersey City Directories''. Kendall Park, New Jersey, New Jersey: New Jersey Information Services, 1993. (FHL book 974.9 E43b.) Shows city, year, and title, but not repository.

Also check the city directories for New York City and Philadelphia if your ancestor lived near these metropolitan areas. The New Jersey home addresses of people who worked in Philadelphia or New York are often listed.
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