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Hidalgo County Information
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
* Lordsburg is southeast of Virden, where US 70 and I-10 meet
* Virden is in the northwestern corner, near U.S. Highway 70
* 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
* Summit is located on County Route A12
* Rodeo is located southwest of Animas on Highway 80
Bramlett * Cloverdale * Cowboy Springs * Cloverdale * Gary
* Road Fork * Steins * Shakespeare * Valedon * Walnut Wells
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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;
2016: Local and Personals (news) containing Weldon, Keane, Burch,
Treadway, Farrior, Earlenbrock, Peterson, Inderrieden, Mitchell and
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]