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Known for its strong Hispanic influences, New Mexico resides in the southwestern region of the United States, measuring approximately 121, 589 square feet in area, or 342 miles in width by 370 miles in length; about 0.2% of the state is comprised of water. This state was the 47th to be admitted to the Union on January 6, 1912. New Mexico is comprised primarily of mountains, high plains and deserts. The climate is considered to be semi-arid to arid and summers are typically warm and dry. Snow is also typical in the winter, primarily in the higher elevation mountain areas. This state is known for its Hispanic origins. In fact, it has one of the highest percentage of Hispanics in the country; the state's flag displays bold colors of red and gold, which are historically representative of the country of Spain. The Native American population is also significant. The largest tribes represented in New Mexico include the Navajo and Pueblo tribes.


Nicknames : Land of Enchantment

Capitol : Santa Fe

Largest City (by population) : Albuquerque

Largest City (by area) : Rio Ranch

Largest County (by population) : Bernalillo County

Total Area (square miles) : 121589

Admitted to Union : January 6, 1912

Time Zone : Mountain

State Flower : Yucca Flower

State Tree : Pinyon Pine

State Bird : Roadrunner

Major Industries : oil, gas, tourism, military

Major Companies : Kirtland Air Force e Base, Holloman Air Force Base, Cannon Air Force Base, Los Alamos National Laboratory


  • White Sands Missile Range sits on the same land where the first atom bomb exploded.
  • Three-fourths of New Mexico's roads are unpaved. Since there is so little rainfall, paving is unnecessary.
  • Santa Fe is the highest elevation state capital in the United States at 7,000 feet above sea level.
  • The Rio Grande is the longest river in New Mexico. It runs the entire length of the state.
  • New Mexico has a higher percentage of people with Ph.D.s than any other state in the country.

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Bernalillo County Public Records - Non Civil Court Records Edit

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Bernalillo County Judicial Operations 400 Roma NW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Contact: P: 505.468.7140 E: amgonzales@bernco.gov

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Bernalillo County Public Records - Bernalillo County Official Website Edit

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Bernalillo County Administrative Services One Civic Plaza NW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Contact: P: 505.468.7000 E: adminservices@bernco.gov

Catron County Public Records - Catron County Official Website Edit

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Catron County Manager P.O. Box 507 Reserve, New Mexico 87830
Contact: P: 575.533.6423 F: 575.533.6433 E: ccommiss3@gilanet.com

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Catron County Sheriff P.O. Box 467 Reserve, New Mexico 87830
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Chaves County Public Records - Chaves County Official Website Edit

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Chaves County Administration #1 St. Mary's Place Roswell, New Mexico 88201
Contact: P: 575.624.6600 F: 575.624.6631

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Chaves County Clerk #1 St. Mary's Place, Suite 110 Roswell, New Mexico 88203
Contact: P: 575.624.6614 F: 575.624.6523 E: coclerk@colchaves.nm.us

Cibola County Public Records - Cibola County Official Website Edit

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Cibola County Administration 515 West High St. Grants, New Mexico 87020
Contact: P: 505.285.2535 F: 505.285.2562

Cibola County Public Records - Criminal Records Edit

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Cibola County Sheriff 114 McBride Rd. Grants, New Mexico 87020
Contact: P: 505.876.2040 F: 505.827.2090

Colfax County Public Records - Colfax County Official Website Edit

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Colfax County Administration P.O. Box 1498 230 North 3rd St. Raton, New Mexico 87740
Contact: P: 575.445.9661 F: 575.445.2902

Curry County Public Records - Curry County Official Website Edit

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Curry County Administration 700 North Main St., Suite 10 Clovis, New Mexico 88101
Contact: P: 575.763.6016 F: 575.763.3656

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