Catron County, New Mexico Genealogy Guide

Catron County, New Mexico (Map It) was created on February 25, 1921 from Socorro County. The county was named in honor of Thomas Benton Catron, a Santa Fe attorney and New Mexico's first U.S. Senator. Learn More About State of New Mexico History

Catron County is bordered by Cibola County (north), Socorro County (east), Sierra County (south), Grant County (south), Greenlee County, Arizona (west), Apache County, Arizona (west).

Catron County Cities and Towns include Reserve.

Catron County, New Mexico Courthouse Records

Catron County, New Mexico Courthouse
Catron County, NM Courthouse

The Catron County Courthouse is located in Reserve, New Mexico. Learn More About State of New Mexico Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Catron county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Catron County Clerks office has Marriage Records from 1921, Land Records from 1921 and Probate Records from 1921. The County Clerks office has land records, including deeds, mining records, surveys, and plats; marriage records; and some probate records. Also Military discharges, liens, mortgages, powers of attorney, and miscellaneous affidavits may be found there.
  • Catron County District Court Clerk has many responsibilities which include courts of general jurisdiction, including probate and divorce, actions, as well as jury trials.

Catron County, New Mexico Census Records

  • Learn More: State of New Mexico Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1930, 1940
  • Territorial Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Catron County, New Mexico Vital Records

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