New Mexico Government records cover a broad range of genealogy subject areas that can help you as part of your research, such as land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalization’s. Given that New Mexico court records cover such a wide selection of topics, they could aid you in many different ways. As an example, they could aid you in finding ancestors’ residences, identify occupations, locate financial information, determine citizenship status, or shed light on relationships between individuals. The whole thing relies upon on the type of court records that the ancestors” names show up in. For Definitions of all court terms see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.

New Mexico Courthouse records change extensively from county to county in both level of quality and volume. You will find different kinds of court records that are most likely to possess information related for your genealogical research below.

New Mexico Court Records

New Mexico Land Records

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New Mexico Probate Records

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New Mexico Tax Records

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New Mexico Immigration & Naturalization Records

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New Mexico County & City Government Links

New Mexico contains 33 counties. Each county is the local level of government within its borders. The links in the table below link to county and city government offices and is limited to government-maintained websites. If you know of a New Mexico county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please contact us so we may edit our database. New Mexico State Government is located in Santa Fe

State of New MexicoCounty & City Government Links


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Bernalillo Albuquerque McKinley Gallup
Catron Reserve Mora Mora
Chaves Roswell Otero Alamogordo
Cibola Grants Quay Tucumcari
Colfax Raton Rio Arriba Tierra Amarilla
Curry Clovis Roosevelt Portales
De Baca Fort Sumner San Juan Aztec
Dona Ana Las Cruces San Miguel Las Vegas
Eddy Carlsbad Sandoval Bernalillo
Grant Silver City Santa Fe Santa Fe
Guadalupe Santa Rosa Sierra Truth or Consequences
Harding Mosquero Socorro Socorro
Hidalgo Lordsburg Taos Taos
Lea Lovington Torrance Estancia
Lincoln Carrizozo Union Clayton
Los Alamos Los Alamos Valencia Los Lunas
Luna Deming