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Hidalgo County, New Mexico

Hidalgo County was founded on February 25, 1919 from Grant County.

The Hidalgo County Seat is situated in Lordsburg and the county government website is

Locations bordering Hidalgo County are Grant CountyLuna CountyCochise County, Arizona, Greenlee County, Arizona, Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, Ascensión, Chihuahua, Mexico, Janos, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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

Hidalgo County has Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 192019301940. You’ll find free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Hidalgo County Society and Family History Resources

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

Hidalgo County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often forget the significance of Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo County. The years New Mexicod listed below could be the first recognized documents for this county.

  • Hidalgo County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 300 Shakespeare St, Lordsburg, NM 88045
    • Phone: (575) 542-3260
  • Hidalgo County Clerks office
    • Marriage Records: 1920
    • Land Records: 1879
    • Probate Records: 1920
  • Hidalgo County 6th District Court Clerk

Hidalgo County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Hidalgo 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 Hidalgo County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Hidalgo Co. NM Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hidalgo Co. NM Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Hidalgo Co. NM Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Hidalgo Co. NM Census Records

Hidalgo Co. NM Cemeteries & Church Records

Hidalgo Co. NM Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hidalgo Co. NM General and History Websites

Hidalgo Co. NM Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hidalgo Co. NM Military Records

Hidalgo Co. NM Schools & Directories