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Revision as of 04:05, 11 September 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png New Mexico Gotoarrow.png Curry County


County Courthouse

Curry County Courthouse
700 N Main Street Ste 7; PO Box 1168;
Clovis, NM 88101;
Phone: 505.763.5591 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1905,
land records from 1903, probate records from 1909
and military discharge records from 1919;
Clerk District Court has divorce, naturalization and court records[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 Curry County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

1909--Curry County was created 25 February 1909 from Quay and Roosevelt Counties.  County seat: Clovis.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories





Obituary Index to local newspapers 1906-2006 at www.usgwarchives.org/nm/curry/currobit.htm



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), Curry County, New Mexico page 473, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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