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San Juan County, New Mexico

San Juan County was founded on February 24, 1887 from Rio Arriba County.

The San Juan County Seat is situated in Aztec and the county government website is

Locations bordering San Juan County are Rio Arriba CountySandoval CountyMcKinley CountyApache County, Arizona, San Juan County, Utah(northwest), Montezuma County, Colorado, La Plata County, Colorado, Archuleta County, Colorado.

San Juan 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 San Juan 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.

San Juan County has Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

San Juan Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You’ll find free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

San Juan County Society and Family History Resources

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

San Juan County Courthouse and Government Records

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

  • San Juan County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 100 S Oliver Drive, Aztec, NM 87410
    • Phone: (505) 334-9471
  • San Juan County Clerks office
    • Marriage Records: 1887
    • Land Records: 1887
    • Probate Records: 1909
  • San Juan County 11th District Court Clerk
    • Address: 103 S Oliver, Aztec, NM 87410
    • Phone: (505)334-6151

San Juan County Links

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

San Juan Co. NM Books, Newspapers & Publications

San Juan Co. NM Birth, Marriage & Death Records

San Juan Co. NM Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

San Juan Co. NM Census Records

San Juan Co. NM Cemeteries & Church Records

San Juan Co. NM Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

San Juan Co. NM General and History Websites

San Juan Co. NM Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

San Juan Co. NM Military Records

San Juan Co. NM Schools & Directories