Torrance County, New Mexico Records
Torrance County, New Mexico (Map It) was created on March 16, 1903 from Bernalillo County and Valencia County. The county was named in honor of Francis J. Torrance, the developer of the New Mexico Central Railroad.
Torrance County is bordered by Santa Fe County (north), San Miguel County (north), Guadalupe County (east), Lincoln County (south), Socorro County (south), Valencial County (west), Bernalillo County (northwest).
Torrance County Cities and Towns include Moriarty, Estancia, Mountainair, Willard.
Torrance County, New Mexico Courthouse Records
Torrance 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 Torrance 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.
- Torrance County Clerks office has Marriage Records from 1910, Land Records from 1910 and Probate Records from 1909. 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.
- Torrance County 7th District Court Clerk has many responsibilities which include courts of general jurisdiction, including probate and divorce, actions, as well as jury trials.
Torrance 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
Torrance 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
Torrance County, New Mexico Resources
- Moriarity Historical Society, P.O. Box 1366, Moriarity, New Mexico, 87035
- Torrance County, New Mexico Message Boards