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Roosevelt County, NM
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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
Portales
Elida
* Causey * Dora * Floyd

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


 Online Data

Biographies

Births

Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Marriages

Miscellaneous Data

Obituaries

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

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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