Socorro County, New Mexico
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One of the
original nine counties.
Socorro was originally the name given to a village by Don Juan de Onate
in 1598. Having received vitally needed food and assistance from the
native population, Onate named the pueblo Socorro (which means "succor"
in English). The county contains several mountain ranges
including Magdalena Mountains, the San Mateo Mountains and Ladron Peak.
Founded 1 July 1850
Largest city: Socorro
/ Village / CDP
* Socorro * Village * Magdalena * Alamo
* Luis Lopez * Polvadera * San Antonio
* Adobe * Carthage * Council Rock * Field * Kelly * Park City * Riley
* Rosedale * San Marcial * San Pedro * Tokay
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August 2016: Bio for
Herman Bonem (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team); Bio
for Santa Cruz Castillo (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription
April 2016: Slayer is
Given Long Pen Term (crime news); Stabbed To Death (crime news);
Socorro Man Seriously Slashed in Fight (crime news);
2014: REYMOND obit; Newspaper Marriages for Bustos, Chavez, Barnes,
Jan 2013: Honor
Roll of Casualties
Mar 2012: Bios for COON, COONEY, GUTIERRES, MONTOYA, RUSSELL