Over the course of Essex County’s history town names have changed, borders have shifted, and stories have overlapped. On the page for each town you will see a brief description, possibly with references to towns that have intertwined histories. This means that many documents listed here are not exclusive to that town and that more related documents can be found on the pages of the towns listed in the descriptions.
Click on the towns below to explore documents that highlight the rich history of Essex County:

Essex County

Beyond Essex County