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Catron County, New Mexico

Catron County

Catron County was founded on February 25, 1921 from Socorro County.

The Catron County Seat is situated in Reserve and the county government website is

Locations bordering Catron County are Cibola County, Socorro County, Sierra County, Grant County, Greenlee County, Arizona, Apache County, Arizona.

Catron County vital records can be found at the New Mexico Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in New Mexico for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

You can search online for Catron County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for New Mexico Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Catron County has Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1930, 1940. You'll find free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Catron County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Catron County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Catron County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often forget the significance of Catron County court, probate, and land files as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy details. Buried away in New Mexico courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and worries of many New Mexico inhabitants.

The chances are excellent that your particular ancestors and forefathers have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few aspects of their lives in the Catron County court records. Even if your forefathers is not brought up in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her showing up in court records.

The below details indicates what birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and legal records are in Catron County. The years New Mexicod listed below could be the first recognized documents for this county.

  • Catron County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: Highway 60 and East Main St. PO Box 283, Quemado, NM 87829
    • Phone: 575-773-4604
  • Catron County Clerks office
    • Marriage Records: 1921
    • Land Records: 1921
    • Probate Records: 1921 
  • Catron County District Court Clerk
    • Address: 101 Main St., Reserve, NM 87830
    • Phone: 575-533-6400

Catron County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Catron County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is just a directory that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own preferred Catron County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Catron Co. NM Books, Newspapers & Publications

Catron Co. NM Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Catron Co. NM Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Catron Co. NM Census Records

Catron Co. NM Cemeteries & Church Records

Catron Co. NM Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Catron Co. NM General and History Websites

Catron Co. NM Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Catron Co. NM Military Records

Catron Co. NM Schools & Directories

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