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State Resources — New Mexico

Updated: August 2002

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document Vital Records

State office has birth and death records since 1920 and delayed records since 1880. Marriage and divorce records are available from the county or the court (see notes below).

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

Call (505) 827-2338 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
Vital Statistics
New Mexico Health Services Division
P.O. Box 26110
1105 St. Francis Dr.
Santa Fe, NM 87502
For county marriage records, contact the County Clerk in the county where the license was issued. Cost will vary.
For divorce records, contact the Clerk of Superior Court in the court where the divorce was granted. Cost will vary.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have church records, census records from 1850-1920, Spanish and Mexican period censuses, land grant records, photo collection, maps, newspapers, 1885 territorial census (not complete), muster rolls from 1850-1900, family histories, wills, tax records, cemetery records, and court records.

Write to:
New Mexico Records Center and Archives
1205 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Telephone: (505) 476-7900
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00, closed Saturday, Sunday, and state holidays.

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
New Mexico Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 8283
Albuquerque, NM 87198-8283
Telephone: (505) 281-3133 or (505) 255-6116
  Publication: New Mexico Genealogist
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