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Colfax County, New Mexico 
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County Information

Formed in 1869 from part of Mora County, the county seat is Raton.

Cities and Towns
Angel Fire * Cimarron * Eagle Nest * Maxwell * Raton * Springer

Unincorporated Communities
Black Lake * Colmar * Farley * Miami * Ute Park

Ghost Towns
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Birth Records


Census Records

County History
County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Military Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
May 2018:  History of Dawson by  Mike Magers (Host of Lincoln County)

April 2018: Obit for Michael McDonald (transcribed and submitted by Mark Brown); Obit for James Fisher;  Warrant for Thomas Achuletes in Court news;

May 2017:  
Bios for Baringer, Collier, Cowan, Curry (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);

April 2017
:  Bios for Cook, Littrell, Rand, Salazar, Schroeder (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);



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