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Catron County, New Mexico 
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House on the range
Catron County isolated house on the range
April 1940

    County Information

Founded February 25, 1921 from part of Socorro County

Catron County is the largest county, by area, in New Mexico

The county seat is Reserve

Populated Areas
* Reserve
* Alma
* Apache Creek
* Aragon
* Clairmont
* Cooney
* Cruzville
* Datil
* Glenwood
* Luna
* Mogollon
* Old Horse Springs
* Pie Town
* Pleasanton
* Quemado
* Red Hill
* San Francisco Plaza

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County History
County Records

Death Records

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History Topics

Military Records

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School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
February 2015: Visiting news article, Glenwood Bandits Have Confessed in crime news, Quemado Man Freed of a Charge of Larceny of Cattle in crime news
November 2014: Death records added;

Other updates:
County History page created;WW2 Casualties; List of Cemeteries; complete list of WW2 enlistees; ELLSWORTH bio


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