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Arizona was a county of New Mexico Territory from 1860 to 1863. This county was not a county of Arizona, but did cover land that later became part of Arizona.
1 Feb 1860 - ARIZONA county (extinct) created by New Mexico Territory from DOÑA ANA county, New Mexico. It was located entirely within present day Arizona.
18 Jan 1862 - ARIZONA county (extinct) eliminated when it lost all territory to DOÑA ANA county, New Mexico.
28 Jan 1863 - ARIZONA county (extinct) re-created from DOÑA ANA county, New Mexico.
24 Feb 1863 - ARIZONA county (extinct) eliminated when the United States created Arizona Territory from the west half of New Mexico Territory. Look for records of Arizona county in Dona Ana County, New Mexico or in the New Mexico State Archives.
- ↑ N.M. Terr. Laws 1859-1860, 9th assy. /p. 74
- ↑ N.M. Terr. Laws 1861-1862, 11th assy. /p. 18
- ↑ N.M. Terr. Laws 1862-1863, 12th assy. /p.30
- ↑ U.S. Stat., vol. 12, pp. 664-665; Van Zandt, 165