Otero County, New Mexico Records
Otero County is bordered by Doña Ana County (west), Sierra County, Lincoln County (north), Chaves County (east), Eddy County.east), Culberson County, Texas , Hudspeth County, Texas (south), El Paso County, Texas (southwest).
Otero County Cities and Towns include Alamogordo.
Otero County, New Mexico Courthouse Records
Otero County, NM Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Otero county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Otero County Clerks office has Marriage Records from 1899, Land Records from 1890s and Probate Records from 1890s. 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.
- Otero County 12th District Court Clerk has many responsibilities which include courts of general jurisdiction, including probate and divorce, actions, as well as jury trials.
Otero County, New Mexico Census Records
- Learn More: State of New Mexico Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1900, 1910, 1920, 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
Otero County, New Mexico Vital Records
- Learn More: State of New Mexico Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from 1920 to present and delayed records since 1880.
- Marriage Records: None, See County Clerk's Office
- Divorce Records: None, See Magistrate Court's Office
- Locations: New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: New Mexico Vital Records and Health Statistics, 1105 St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87502; (505) 827-0121
Otero County, New Mexico Resources
- Alamogordo Family History Center, 1800 23rd St., Alamogordo, NM. Phone 505-437-8772
- Alamogordo Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 246, La Luz, New Mexico, 88337.
- Tularosa Basin Historical Society
- Otero County, New Mexico Message Boards