Public Information

The Department of Tourism and Public Information

Public Information, one component of the Department of Tourism and Public Information, serves as the central source of county information for its employees, the general public and the media. Its goal is to effectively communicate and promote awareness of county programs, services and events available to residents, businesses and visitors.

The primary role of the office is to keep the public informed.  The office is responsible for a number of county communication functions such as web services, social media, media relations, public information activities, emergency response communications, placing advertisements and special events planning.


The Office of Public Information works with the media to disseminate important information to the public with the primary goal of keeping the residents and visitors of Cape May County informed.

Local Media Contacts

History of Cape May County

The Official Cape May County Seal was adopted in 1927. To learn more about the history and meaning of this seal read more here.

The Official Cape May County Flag

The Official Flag of the County of Cape May was adopted by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in 1957 and depicts the county seal with Cape May County’s official tree, the holly tree, at its base and a seagull perched atop.

To learn more about the history of Cape May County, click here.