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Guadalupe County Information

County Information
Guadalupe County was named after Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Our Lady of Guadalupe) or after the Mesita de Guadalupe (Guadalupe Plain). The county was created from the southern portion of San Miguel County February 26, 1891 by an act of the New Mexico Territorial Legislature. The original county seat was Puerto de Luna, but was later moved north to Santa Rosa. In 1903, after the popular Spanish-American War of 1898, the name of the county was changed to Leonard Wood County after the Presidential physician, Major-General in the Rough Riders, and winner of the Medal of Honor. The name was later changed back to Guadalupe County. The County contains whole, or parts of, several previous Spanish land grants to include the Aqua Negra, the Jose Perea, the Anton Chico, and the Preston Beck land grants. [wikipedia]

The County Seat is Santa Rosa

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Santa Rosa

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Website Updates:
June 2018:
1947 Graduates of Santa Rosa HS;

April 2018:
Obit for Eliza Hill; Marriage announcement for Bogie-Miser;

November 2017:
1948 Graduates of Santa Rosa HS; Birth announcement for infant Luna; Birth announcement for infant Baldonado; Obit for Leila Christian; Obit for R F Dunlap; Obit for Isabelo Madrid; Herbert Nuse resigns from Santa Rosa schools;


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