Essex County Marriage & Divorce Records (Massachusetts)

Search for free Essex County, MA Marriage & Divorce Records, including Essex County marriage certificates & licenses, divorce certificates, decrees, licenses, and more.


Essex County Clerk Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 11 Clerk Offices in Essex County, MA

Essex County Clerk 56 Federal Street Salem, MA 01970 978-744-5500 Directions

Andover Town Clerk 36 Bartlet Street Andover, MA 01810 978-623-8200 Directions

Beverly Clerk 191 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915 978-921-6037 Directions

Georgetown Town Clerk 1 Library Street Georgetown, MA 01833 978-352-5711 Directions

Gloucester Clerk 9 Dale Avenue Gloucester, MA 01930 978-281-9722 Directions

Hamilton Town Clerk 577 Bay Road Hamilton, MA 01982 978-468-5570 Directions

Haverhill City Clerk 4 Summer Street Haverhill, MA 01830 978-374-2312 Directions

Methuen City Clerk 41 Pleasant Street Methuen Town, MA 01844 978-983-8595 Directions

Middletown Clerk 48 South Main Street Middleton, MA 01949 978-774-6927 Directions

Newbury Town Clerk 25 High Road Newbury, MA 01951 978-462-2332 Directions

Peabody Clerk 6 Allens Lane Peabody, MA 01960 978-538-6330 Directions


Essex County Town & City Halls

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 22 Town & City Halls in Essex County, MA

Essex Town Hall 30 Martin Street Essex, MA 01929 978-768-7410 Directions

Amesbury Town Hall 62 Friend Street Amesbury, MA 01913 978-388-8100 Directions

Andover Town Hall 36 Bartlet Street Andover, MA 01810 978-623-8200 Directions

Beverly City Hall 191 Cabot Street Beverly, MA 01915 978-921-6000 Directions

Boxford Town Hall 7 Spofford Road Boxford, MA 01921 978-352-6555 Directions

Byfield Town Hall 7 Central Street Newbury, MA 01922 978-463-3335 Directions

Danvers Town Hall 1 Sylvan Street Danvers, MA 01923 978-777-0001 Directions

Gloucester City Hall 9 Dale Avenue Gloucester, MA 01930 978-281-9710 Directions

Haverhill City Hall 4 Summer Street Haverhill, MA 01830 978-374-2300 Directions

Ipswich Town Hall 25 Green Street Ipswich, MA 01938 978-356-6608 Directions

Lawrence City Hall 200 Common Street Lawrence, MA 01840 978-794-5803 Directions

Lynn City Hall 3 City Hall Square Lynn, MA 01901 781-598-4000 Directions

Lynnfield Town Hall 55 Summer Street Lynnfield, MA 01940 781-334-3128 Directions

Middleton Town Hall 48 South Main Street Middleton, MA 01949 978-774-3344 Directions

Nahant Town Hall 334 Nahant Road Nahant, MA 01908 781-581-0018 Directions

Newbury Town Hall 25 High Road Newbury, MA 01951 978-465-0862 Directions

Newburyport City Hall 60 Pleasant Street Newburyport, MA 01950 978-465-4413 Directions

Newburyport Town Hall 60 Pleasant Street Newburyport, MA 01950 978-465-4407 Directions

North Andover Town Hall 120 Main Street North Andover, MA 01845 978-683-3169 Directions

Peabody City Hall 24 Lowell Street Peabody, MA 01960 978-532-3000 Directions

Rowley Town Hall 139 Main Street Rowley, MA 01969 978-948-2081 Directions

Salem City Hall 93 Washington Street Salem, MA 01970 978-745-9595 Directions


Essex County Marriage License Offices

Get Marriage & Divorce Records from 17 Marriage License Offices in Essex County, MA

Essex Marriage License Essex Town Clerk, 30 Martin Street Essex, MA 01929 978-768-7111 Directions

Andover Marriage License Andover Town Clerk, 36 Bartlet Street Andover, MA 01810 978-623-8255 Directions

Boxford Marriage License Boxford Town Clerk, 7A Spofford Road Boxford, MA 01921 Directions

Danvers Marriage License Danvers Town Clerk, 1 Sylvan Street Danvers, MA 01923 Directions

Georgetown Marriage License Georgetown Town Clerk, 1 Library Street Georgetown, MA 01833 978-352-5711 Directions

Groveland Marriage License 183 Main Street Groveland, MA 01834 Directions

Ipswich Marriage License Ipswich Town Clerk, 25 Green Street Ipswich, MA 01938 Directions

Lynnfield Marriage License Lynnfield Town Clerk, 55 Summer Street Lynnfield, MA 01940 781-334-9400 Directions

Marblehead Marriage License Marblehead Town Clerk, 188 Washington Street Marblehead, MA 01945 781-631-0528 Directions

Merrimac Marriage License Merrimac Town Clerk, 2 School Street Merrimac, MA 01860 978-346-8013 Directions

Middleton Marriage License Middleton Town Clerk, 48 S. Main Street Middleton, MA 01949 978-774-6927 Directions

Nahant Marriage License Nahant Town Clerk, 334 Nahant Road Nahant, MA 01908 781-581-0088 Directions

Newbury Marriage License Newbury Town Clerk, 25 High Road Newbury, MA 01951 Directions

North Andover Marriage License North Andover Town Clerk, 120 Main Street North Andover, MA 01845 978-688-9501 Directions

Rockport Marriage License Rockport Town Clerk, 34 Broadway Rockport, MA 01966 978-546-6894 Directions

Rowley Marriage License 139 Main Street Rowley, MA 01969 978-948-2081 Directions

Salisbury Marriage License 5 Beach Road Salisbury, MA 01952 Directions


Essex County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases

The Essex County Marriage & Divorce Records (Massachusetts) links below open in a new window and will take you to third party websites that are useful for finding Essex County public records. Editorial staff monitor and update these links on a frequent basis.

Abbot Public Library Website http://www.abbotlibrary.org/

Essex County Divorce Certificates & Decrees https://www.mass.gov/how-to/get-a-copy-of-your-divorce-or-other-probate-family-court-record

Essex County Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.mass.gov/how-to/order-a-birth-marriage-or-death-certificate

Ipswich Town Clerk Vital Records http://www.ipswichma.gov/199/Birth-Death-Marriage-Records

Ipswich Town Clerk Website http://www.ipswichma.gov/197/Town-Clerk

Lynn City Clerk's Office Website http://www.ci.lynn.ma.us/citydepartments_clerk.shtml

Lynn Public Library Obituaries http://www.noblenet.org/lynn/obit_search.php

Manchester Town Clerk Website http://www.manchester.ma.us/297/Town-Clerk

Manchester-By-The-Sea Town Clerk Marriage Records http://www.manchester.ma.us/299/Marriage-Licenses

Manchester-By-The-Sea Town Clerk Vital Records http://www.manchester.ma.us/302/Vital-Records

Marblehead Town Clerk Marriage Records https://www.marblehead.org/town-clerk/pages/marriage-licenses

Marblehead Town Clerk Website https://www.marblehead.org/town-clerk

Merrimac Town Clerk Vital Records http://townofmerrimac.com/218/Certified-Copies-of-Vital-Records

Merrimac Town Clerk Website http://townofmerrimac.com/217/Town-Clerk

Methuen Office of The City Clerk Website http://www.cityofmethuen.net/office-of-the-city-clerk

Middleton Town Clerk Website http://www.townofmiddleton.org/290/Town-Clerk

Nahant Town Clerk Website http://www.nahant.org/departments/clerk.shtml#gpm1_1

Nahant Town Clerk Website (Nahant, Massachusetts) http://www.nahant.org/departments/clerk.shtml

Nevins Library Database https://www.nevinslibrary.org/online-references/

Newbury Historic Commission Website http://www.newbury1635.org/

Newbury Town Clerk City Records https://www.townofnewbury.org/town-clerk/pages/forms-applications

Newbury Town Clerk Website https://www.townofnewbury.org/town-clerk

Newbury Town Library Database http://galesites.com/menu/mlin_n_newtown

Newburyport City Clerk Vital Records https://www.cityofnewburyport.com/city-clerk/pages/vital-records

Newburyport City Clerk Website https://www.cityofnewburyport.com/city-clerk

North Andover Town Clerk Marriage Records https://www.northandoverma.gov/town-clerk/pages/how-obtain-marriage-license

North Landover Town Clerk Website https://www.northandoverma.gov/town-clerk

North of Boston Library Exchange Website http://www.noblenet.org/libraries/

Rockport Public Library Genealogy Records http://www.rockportlibrary.org/default.aspx

Rockport Town Clerk Website https://www.rockportma.gov/town-clerk

Rowley Town Clerk Website http://www.town.rowley.ma.us/common/index.php

Salem City Clerk Marriage Records http://www.salem.com/city-clerk/pages/marriage-licenses-records

Salem City Clerk Vital Records http://www.salem.com/city-clerk/pages/vital-records-geneology

Salem City Clerk Website http://www.salem.com/city-clerk

Salisbury Town Clerk Website http://www.salisburyma.gov/town-clerk

Saugus Public Library Database http://www.sauguspubliclibrary.org/explore/e-resources/

Saugus Town Clerk Marriage Records http://www.saugus-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/marriage-licenses

Saugus Town Clerk Vital Records https://www.saugus-ma.gov/town-clerk/pages/vital-records

Saugus Town Clerk Website https://www.saugus-ma.gov/town-clerk

Swampscott Public Library Database http://www.swampscottlibrary.org/services/online-resources/

Swampscott Town Clerk Website http://www.town.swampscott.ma.us/town-clerk-elections

Town of Marblehead Birth Records https://www.marblehead.org/town-clerk/pages/birth-certificates

Town of Marblehead Death Records https://www.marblehead.org/town-clerk/pages/death-certificates

Wenham Town Clerk City Services http://www.wenhamma.gov/departments/licenses_and_certificates.php

Wenham Town Clerk Vital Records http://www.wenhamma.gov/departments/vital_records.php

Wenham Town Clerk Website http://www.wenhamma.gov/departments/town_clerk.php

West Newbury Memorial Library Database http://www.westnewburylibrary.org/resources.asp

West Newbury Town Clerk Marriage Records https://www.wnewbury.org/town-clerk/pages/marriage-license-information

West Newbury Town Clerk Website https://www.wnewbury.org/town-clerk

West Newbury Town Registrar of Vital Records and Statistics Website https://www.wnewbury.org/town-clerk/pages/registrar-vital-records-and-statistics

Essex County Marriage & Divorce Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Essex County Marital Status
Married Couples142,008 (48.7%)
Unmarried Couples18,102 (2.4%)
Never Married Men112,091 (37.0%)
Never Married Women103,719 (31.0%)
Separated Men4,403 (1.5%)
Separated Women7,930 (2.4%)
Widowed Men7,297 (2.4%)
Widowed Women29,965 (9.0%)
Divorced Men25,139 (8.3%)
Divorced Women38,455 (11.5%)