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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

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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 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);
Nov 2016: Bios for Cory, Brunelli, McAuliff, McGarvey, Smith (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);
Oct 2016: Bios for Kohlhousen, Terrell, McCuistion, Cantou, Sever (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team); Bios for Hines, Kremis, Pace, Fanning, Murphy, Jelfs, Born, Bushnell (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);
Sept 2016: Bio for Antonio Ciprino Gutierrez; Martin A McMartin;
August 2016: Bios for Holland, Talle (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team); Bios for Dwyer and Walker (transcribed by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team)
October 2015:
Perfect Attendace (Schools) article; Masons Install New Officers (Community News);
August 2015: George Crocker family history submitted by Nancy Case Wolff
March 2015: Henry Pascoe obit submitted by Cathy Shelton
Feb 2015: Miami News Notes (Bolinger, Gibson, Nelson, Lapp, Bowman, McEndorfer, Middlehauff, Krajicek, Mohler); Ashbaugh-Robinson marriage announcement (news);
Sep 2014:  obits for SHIELD, JACK



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