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St. Francis de Sales Church, Rodey, Doña Ana County
Constructed in 1860
(picture taken c. 1931)

County Information
One of the nine original counties, formed in 1852
Geographical features in Doña Ana include the Mesilla Valley (the flood plain of the Rio Grande river) going north to south through the center and the Organ Mountains along the county's eastern edge. Other mountain ranges in the county are the Robledo Mountains, Doña Ana Mountains, Sierra de las Uvas, the southern end of the San Andres Mountains, East Potrillo Mountains, and West Potrillo Mountains, as well as two small, isolated mountains, Tortugas (or A) Mountain on the east and Picacho Peak on the west side of Las Cruces. The county also includes one of New Mexico's four large lava fields, the Aden Malpais, and one of the world's largest maar volcanoes, Kilbourne Hole.

The County Seat is Las Cruces which is the largest city in the county and also the second largest in New Mexico

Cities and Towns
Anthony * Berino * Chamberino * Chaparral * Derry * Doña Ana * Garfield
Hatch * Las Cruces * La Mesa * La Union * Mesilla * Mesquite * Organ *
Radium Springs * Rincon * Salem * San Miguel * Santa Teresa * Sunland Park * University Park * Vado * White Sands

 Online Data

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Births

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
May 2013: WW2 Casualties
Apr 2012: bios for ANCHETA, BENNETT, CANIFFE, ESCARATE, FREUDENTHAL, HOY, LOHMAN, SCHAUBLIN, SPATCIER, STEPHENSON, BARELA



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