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Hidalgo County Information

Hidalgo was created on February 25, 1919, from the southern part of Grant County. It was named for the town north of Mexico City where the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed, which in turn was named for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the priest who is known as the "Father of Mexican Independence".
(source: wikipedia.org)

* Lordsburg is southeast of Virden, where US 70 and I-10 meet

* Virden is in the northwestern corner, near U.S. Highway 70

Other Communities
* Animas is in the middle of the county, south of Cotton City
* Antelope Wells is located on the US-Mexico border
on the southern edge of the county
* Cotton City is about 25 miles southwest of Lordsburg
* Playas is about 13 miles almost due east of Animas, near the county border
* Summit is located on County Route A12
* Rodeo is located southwest of Animas on Highway 80

Ghost Towns
Bramlett * Cloverdale * Cowboy Springs * Cloverdale * Gary
* Road Fork *
Steins * Shakespeare * Valedon * Walnut Wells


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Website Updates:

Aug 2018:  Marriage announcement of DALLAS - MARSHALL;

Sept 2017:  Misc News (surnames include White, Moore, Rodgers, Brown, Oonzales, Munos, Mejia, Wheelock, Witt, Worthington, Padgett, Rhodes, Thompson, Conner, Horton, Lacy, Young);
Marriage announcements Fierro-Caballero, Barela Aranjo, Bollen-Langden, Bussell-Sprouse;
Obit for Sheriff Joe Donaldson; 1918 Lordsburg HS Graduation program;

March 2016: Local and Personals (news) containing Weldon, Keane, Burch, Treadway, Farrior, Earlenbrock, Peterson, Inderrieden, Mitchell and Morningstar surnames

February 2015: Jessie Wright obit; several News articles; John Bartlett obit; Birth announcement for Trendt (son); Mrs. Henry Eichwurzel obit; several marriage announcements (news); James Sterling body found (news); Lordsburg incorporated (news); Cochise County has a new neighbor (news); [All submitted by Veneta McKinney]


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