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Roosevelt County Information

Formed in 1903 from parts of Chaves and Guadalupe Counties.
The county seat is Portales
Portales was settled in the late 1800s and the city was formally established in 1909.  Its first mayor was Washington Ellsworth Lindsey, later a state governor of New Mexico.

Cities, Towns and Villages
* Causey * Dora * Floyd

Other Populated Areas
* Cameo * Kenna * Milnesand * Midway * Pep


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Website Updates:
July 2013: Confederate veterans buried in Roosevelt county; bios for CARTER, COMPTON, DARNELL, DEEN, EVANS, HALL, JOHNSON, LINDSEY, REESE
Dec 2012: World War 2 Casualties
Apr 2012: Community News Gleanings


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Surrounding Counties
* Curry County, NM - north
Quay County, NM - north
De Baca County, NM - west
Chaves County, NM - west
Lea County, NM - south
Cochran County, Tex - southeast
Bailey County, Tex. - east


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