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Torrance County, New Mexico

Torrance County

Torrance County was founded on March 16, 1903 from Bernalillo County and Valencia County.

The Torrance County Seat is situated in Estancia and the county government website is

Locations bordering Torrance County are Santa Fe County, San Miguel County, Guadalupe County, Lincoln County, Socorro County, Valencial County, Bernalillo County.

Torrance 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 Torrance 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.

Torrance County has Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. You'll find free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Torrance County Society and Family History Resources

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

Torrance County Courthouse and Government Records

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

  • Torrance County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 9th St, Estancia, NM 87016
    • Phone: (505) 246-4735
  • Torrance County Clerks office
    • Marriage Records: 1910
    • Land Records: 1910
    • Probate Records: 1909 
  • Torrance County 7th District Court Clerk
    • Address: 903 North 5th Street, PO Box 274, Estancia, NM 87016
    • Phone: 505-384-2974

Torrance County Links

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

Torrance Co. NM Books, Newspapers & Publications

Torrance Co. NM Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Torrance Co. NM Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Torrance Co. NM Census Records

Torrance Co. NM Cemeteries & Church Records

Torrance Co. NM Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Torrance Co. NM General and History Websites

Torrance Co. NM Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Torrance Co. NM Military Records

Torrance Co. NM Schools & Directories

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