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De Baca County Information

Formed on February 28, 1917 from parts of Chaves and Guadalupe Counties.

Interesting fact: Outlaw Billy the Kid was killed and buried in Fort Sumner

The County Seat is Fort Sumner

Village: Fort Sumner
CDP: Lake Sumner
Other Populated Areas:
* Agudo * Buchanon * Canton * Cardenas * Dunlap * Evanola
* Ingleville * La Lande * Largo * Ricardo * Taiban * Tolar * Yeso

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Website Updates:

April 2018: Community News (surnames include Baxter, Stone, Wade, Harris, McCullough, May, McChes, Mills)
Aug 2017:  School Notes (several surnames)
June 2016: Birth Records listed (many surnames)
March 2015:  Earickson-Robinson marriage announcement;
May 2013: WW2 Casualties
March 2012: WW2 Regular Army Enlistments


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