Bernalillo County, New Mexico Genealogy Guide2016-06-15T18:45:32+00:00

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Genealogy Guide

Bernalillo County, New Mexico (Map It) was created on January 6, 1852 as one of the nine original counties. The county was named in honor of Gonzales-Bernal family, Spanish nobles who settled the territory in the seventeenth century. Learn More About State of New Mexico History

Bernalillo County is bordered by Sandoval County (north), Santa Fe County (east), Torrancel County (east), Valencial County (south), Cibola County (west).

Bernalillo County Cities and Towns include Albuquerque.

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Courthouse Records

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Courthouse
Bernalillo County, NM Courthouse


Old Bernalillo County, NM Courthouse

The Bernalillo County Courthouse is located in Albuquerque, 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 Bernalillo 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. Libro Matrimonios (1885—1903) available at the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives.

  • Bernalillo County Clerks office has Marriage Records from 1885, Land Records from 1873 and Probate Records from 1861. 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.
  • Bernalillo County District Court Clerk has many responsibilities which include courts of general jurisdiction, including probate and divorce, actions, as well as jury trials.

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