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County Courthouse

Roosevelt County Courthouse
101 W 1st Street
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 505.356.8562 

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1903,
military discharge records from 1919 and newspapers
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records [1]




The county seat is Portales.

History

  • Named for Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States

Parent County

  • 1903--Roosevelt County was created 28 February 1903 from Chaves and Guadalupe Counties.
  • County seat: Portales [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Roosevelt County, New Mexico page 474, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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