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Sierra County, N.M. Records,

Identifier: 1985-019

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the records of Sierra County, New Mexico (1884-1920). Included are records of the county clerk (1893-1920), miscellaneous records of the county commissioners (1884-1892), a justice of the peace case file (1920), and records of the county assessor (1884-1912, 1924).

Some materials are in Spanish.


  • 1884-1924

Language of Materials

English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

Documents are fragile. Use microfilm if available.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Historical Note

Formerly parts of Socorro, Dona Ana, and Grant Counties, New Mexico, Sierra County was created in 1884.


.5 linear feet + 5 rolls

Alternate Format

Some records are available on microfilm.

Related Materials

Most statehood materials remain in the county offices.


Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Inventory of the Sierra County, N.M. Records, 1884-1924
Edited Full Draft
Revised by Daphne S.O. Amaiz-DeLeon
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//New Mexico State Records Center and Archives//TEXT (US::Nm-Ar::1985-019::Sierra County, N.M. Records)//EN" "nmar1985-019.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948