Arizona County, New Mexico (Extinct)
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.
24 Feb 1863 - ARIZONA County (extinct) finally was 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 Records Center.
- 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