Lincoln County, New Mexico Records
Lincoln County is bordered by Torrancel County (north), Guadalupe County (north), De Baca County (northeast), Chaves County (east), Otero County (south), Sierra County (southwest), Socorro County (west).
Lincoln County Cities and Towns include Carrizozo.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old New Mexico maps.
Lincoln County, New Mexico Courthouse Records
Lincoln County, NM Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Lincoln county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
(Rio Bonito, formerly called Los Placitas then Lincoln, 1869–70) County clerk has complete indexes for all records.
- Lincoln County Clerks office has Marriage Records from 1882, Land Records from 1869 and Probate Records from 1881. The County Clerks office has land records, including deeds, mining records, surveys, and plats; marriage records; and some probate records. Also Military discharges, liens, mortgages, powers of attorney, and miscellaneous affidavits may be found there.
- Lincoln County 12th District Court Clerk has many responsibilities which include courts of general jurisdiction, including probate and divorce, actions, as well as jury trials.
Lincoln County, New Mexico Census Records
- Learn More: State of New Mexico Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- Territorial Population Schedules: 1885
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Lincoln County, New Mexico Vital Records
- Learn More: State of New Mexico Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from 1920 to present and delayed records since 1880.
- Marriage Records: None, See County Clerk's Office
- Divorce Records: None, See Magistrate Court's Office
- Locations: New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: New Mexico Vital Records and Health Statistics, 1105 St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87502; (505) 827-0121
Lincoln County, New Mexico Resources
- Alto Family History Center, Miles Post 14, Alto, NM.
- Carrizozo Historical Society, Box 657, Carrizozo, NM, 88301.
- Lincoln County Historical Society
- Lincoln County, New Mexico Message Boards
Lincoln County, New Mexico External Links
- New Mexico Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from New Mexico (1844–1973)
- Lincoln County, New Mexico Books - Amazon
- Lincoln Co., New Mexico - FindaGrave
- Lincoln County, New Mexico Links - Cyndi's List
- Lincoln Co. NMGenweb
- Lincoln County, New Mexico Ancestry Database Collections
- Lincoln County, New Mexico Military Records