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Lincoln County, New Mexico 
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Howdy, my name is Mike Magers.  I am your host for Lincoln County.


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Lincoln County Information

Formed in 1869 from part of Socorro County

The county seat is Carrizozo and the largest city is Ruidoso.


Capitan * Corona * Oscuro * Ruidoso * Ruidoso Downs * White Oaks * Ancho (Ghost Town)

Other Localities
Alto * Fort Stanton * Glencoe * Hollywood * Hondo * Lincoln * Lon * Nogal * San Patricio

1872 Map

Current Map


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Census Records

History Topics

Military Records

Obituaries and Death Notices

Peace Officers killed in line of duty



County Records
Family Bibles and Records

Recent Website Updates:

2018: Added page for County Peace Officers Killed in Line of Duty, Fritz Cemetery, Brady-Hindman Burial Site, Mountain View Burial Ground, updated several cemeteries, added town descriptions for Ancho and Hollywood (submitted by Mike Magers);

November 2017: Obit for McGowan (submitted by Robin Line);

April 2017: Bios for Barber, Gray, McDonald, Paden, Parker, Stewart, Weed (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);  Bios for Hewitt, Ulrick (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);

October 2016:  Bio for Cronin (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team)



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