Quay County, New Mexico Genealogy Guide2016-06-15T18:53:00+00:00

Quay County, New Mexico Genealogy Guide

Quay County, New Mexico (Map It) was created on February 28, 1903 from Guadalupe County. The county was named in honor of Matthew Stanley Quay, a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania who supported New Mexico's statehood. Learn More About State of New Mexico History

Quay County is bordered by Union County (north), Harding County, San Miguel County (west), Guadalupe County (west), De Baca County (southwest), Roosevelt County (south), Curry County (south), Deaf Smith County, Texas , Oldham County, Texas (east), Hartley County, Texas (northeast).

Quay County Cities and Towns include Tucumcari.

Quay County, New Mexico Courthouse Records

Quay County, New Mexico Courthouse
Quay County, NM Courthouse

The Quay County Courthouse is located in Tucumcari, 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 Quay 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.

  • Quay County Clerks office has Marriage Records from 1893, Land Records from 1903 and Probate Records from 1892. 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.
  • Quay County District Court Clerk has many responsibilities which include courts of general jurisdiction, including probate and divorce, actions, as well as jury trials.

Quay County, New Mexico Census Records

  • Learn More: State of New Mexico Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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

Quay County, New Mexico Vital Records

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