Lookup Public Records in Chaves CountyNew Mexico. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Chaves County, New Mexico Overview

Chaves County is located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The county was formed in 1889 and named after José Francisco Chaves, a U.S. Army colonel in New Mexico during and after the Civil War. The county seat is Roswell. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 65,282 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,075 square miles of which 6,065 square miles is land and 9.8 square miles is water. Chaves County borders the following counties: De Baca County to the north; Roosevelt County to the northeast; Lea County to the east; Eddy County to the south; Otero County to the southwest and Lincoln County to the west. Chaves County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 88230, 88116, 88232, 88250, 88253, 88339, 88344, 88201 and 88203. The most populated zip code is 88203.

Chaves County Assessor’s Office Information

The Chaves County Assessor’s Office primary responsibility is to create an accurate and timely property tax roll for owners of all real properties within Chaves County. To search for property records maintained at the Chaves County Assessor’s Office online, visit the following link:

To know more on Chaves County property tax facts, check the link below:

The physical address of the Chaves County Assessor’s Office is:

#1 St. Mary’s Place
Suite #130
Roswell, NM 88203
Email: ccamw@co.chaves.nm.us
Phone: (575) 624-6603
Fax: (575) 624-6647
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mark Willard is the County Assessor of Chaves County. He can be contacted at (575) 624-6603 or emailed at ccamw@co.chaves.nm.us

Chaves County Assessor’s Office Staff:

Ron Lethgo, Chief Deputy Assessor
Email: ronl@co.chaves.nm.us
Phone: (575) 624-6603

Chaves County Fifth Judicial District Court Clerk Office Information

The Fifth Judicial District Court was organized in 1889 and consisted of the counties of Socorro and Lincoln. Chaves, Eddy and Lea Counties had not been created then and were part of Lincoln County. In 1889, Chaves and Eddy Counties were created. They were to remain part of Lincoln County until January 1, 1891, and be attached to the Third Judicial District. However, an Act of Congress approved July 10, 1890, created five judicial districts in the Territory of New Mexico. The Counties of Socorro, Lincoln, Chaves and Eddy constituted the Fifth Judicial District. In 1903, Roosevelt County was created and attached to the Fifth Judicial District.

The District Court Clerks in the Fifth Judicial District are responsible for many administrative and clerical duties within the district court. The Clerk’s Office is responsible for filing, processing and retaining all cases filed in each county in the Fifth Judicial District.

The mailing address of the Chaves County Fifth Judicial District Court Clerk’s Office is:

P.O. Box 1776
Roswell, NM 88202-1776

The physical address of the Chaves County Fifth Judicial District Court Clerk’s Office is:

400 N. Virginia
Roswell, NM 88201
Email: rosdjury@nmcourts.gov
Phone: (575) 622-2212
Fax: (575) 624-9510
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. And 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Chaves County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining public records, issuing marriage licenses, maintaining probate court records, and organizing all elections with the exception of the municipal elections. All records preserved at the Clerk’s Office are accessible to the public. Documents recorded in the County Clerk’s Office are public records, subject to inspection and disclosure.

The physical address of the Chaves County Clerk’s Office is:

#1 St. Mary’s Place
Suite #110
Roswell, NM 88203
Email: dkunko@co.chaves.nm.us
Phone: (575) 624-6614
Fax: (575) 624-6523
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dave Kunko is the County Clerk of Chaves County. He can be contacted at (575) 624-6614 or emailed at dkunko@co.chaves.nm.us

Chaves County Clerk’s Office Staff:

Jeff Ortega, Chief Deputy Clerk
Email: jortega@co.chaves.nm.us

Chaves, NM Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200969,725
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,696
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009240
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,301
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009366
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,079
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,901
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009372
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,354
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,002
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009334
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009555
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200999
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200939,302

Chaves County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1 St Mary’s Pl, Roswell, NM 88203, United States
Phone: 575-624-6614

Please Share Your Review of This Office

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*