Luna County, New Mexico Genealogy

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Online Records



County Courthouse

Luna County Courthouse
PO Box 1838;
Deming, NM 88031-1838
Phone: 505.546.0491 

County Clerk has marriage, death, land, probate and military records from 1901, Deming newspapers from 1901.[1]


Parent County

  • Up until 1821New Spain controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an archives in Seville, Spain, or to archives in Mexico City.
  • From 1821 until 1846Mexico had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to archives in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the Mexican-American War.
  • 1848 -  Land that became the northern quarter of Luna County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • 1855 -  The Gadsden Purchase of Mexican land was added to Doña Ana County, New Mexico, part of which later became the southern part of Luna County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Luna County, New Mexico Genealogy census records online, see: New Mexico Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Columbus



Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Luna County, New Mexico page 474, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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