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

San Juan County, New Mexico Overview

San Juan County is located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The county was formed in 1887 and named after San Juan River. The county seat is Aztec. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 115,079 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,538 square miles of which 5,513 square miles is land and 25 square miles is water. San Juan County borders the following counties: Rio Arriba County to the east; Sandoval County to the southeast; McKinley County to the south; Apache County, Arizona to the west; San Juan County, Utah to the northwest; Montezuma County, Colorado to the north; La Plata County, Colorado to the north and Archuleta County, Colorado to the northeast. San Juan County has 22 zip codes. The zip codes are 87410, 87412, 87413, 87313, 87013, 87401, 87402, 87499, 87415, 87416, 81137, 87417, 87418, 87037, 87328, 87419, 87455, 87461, 87364, 87420, 87325 and 87421. The most populated zip code is 87401.

San Juan County Assessor’s Office Information

According to New Mexico law, the County Assessor is required to discover, list and value all property within the county. The Assessor’s Office, through statistical and analytical methods, determines the appraised value of the property. Properties include land, homes, commercial buildings, and other types of real property. The Assessor maintains digital county parcel maps reflecting current ownership of real property, by accurately tracking all transfers, land splits, and subdivisions. Other duties of the Assessor include:

  • Correctly notify the property owner/taxpayer of their property valuation.
  • Develop and maintain a relational database containing detailed property information that has a direct interface with a Geospatial Information System database that contains parcel maps as well as aerial images.
  • Equip the staff with the best possible tools available for accomplishing property valuation and ownership identification in San Juan County.
  • Provide adequate and relevant training for supervisors and employees so that it benefits the employee, department and property owner/taxpayer.

    To access San Juan County property records and tax estimates online, visit the following link:

    San Juan County Assessor’s Office Website:

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

    100 South Oliver Drive, Suite 400
    Aztec, New Mexico, 87410
    Email: Assessor@sjcassessor.net
    Phone: (505) 334-6157
    Fax: (505) 334-1669
    Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Jimmy Voita is the County Assessor of San Juan County. He can be contacted at (505) 334-6157 or emailed at Assessor@sjcassessor.net

    San Juan County Assessor’s Office Staff:

    John Kuhn, Chief Deputy Assessor
    Email: ChiefDeputy@sjcassessor.net

    Other Email Address:

    Chief Appraiser
    Email: chiefappraiser@sjcassessor.net

    Office Manager
    Email: officemanager@sjcassessor.net

    Chief Mapper
    Email: chiefmapper@sjcassessor.net

    Personal Property Appraiser
    Email: PersonalProperty@sjcassessor.net

    San Juan County Clerk’s Office Information

    The San Juan County Clerk’s office is the guardian of public records. The San Juan County Clerk’s Office records, files and preserves all types of documents submitted for public and permanent record, such as deeds, mortgages, agreements, etc. The County Clerk issues marriage licenses. The County Clerk serves as ex-officio clerk of the County Probate Court and handles voter registration and administering elections. In addition, the Clerk acts as ex-officio clerk to the San Juan Board of Commissioners, and attend and records minutes of the board for permanent record. The Documents recorded in the office of the County Clerk are Public Records, subject to inspection and disclosure. The County Clerk’s office will not hold rejected documents for any reason. To search San Juan County Land Records Online, visit the following link:

    The County Clerk does not record divorce records. Divorce records may be obtained at District Court. The County Clerk does not schedule jury duty, or have anything to do with trials. The County Clerk does not serve as the registrar of motor vehicles. The County Clerk does not issue Birth and Death Certificates.

    The mailing address of the San Juan County Clerk’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 550
    Aztec, NM 87410

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

    100 South Oliver Drive, Suite 200
    Aztec, NM 87410
    Email: tshelby@sjcounty.net
    Phone: (505) 334-9471 or (505) 334-4231
    Fax: (505) 334-3635
    Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Tanya Shelby, CERA is the County Clerk of San Juan County. She can be contacted at (505) 334-9471 or (505) 334-4231 or emailed at tshelby@sjcounty.net

    San Juan County Clerk’s Office Staff:

    Alyssa Kuhn, Chief Deputy Clerk
    Email: akuhn@sjcounty.net
    Phone: (505) 334-4234

    San Juan, NM Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009131,581
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,725
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200956
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009241
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009225
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009363
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009980
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200917,972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009655
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,352
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009186
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,669
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009187
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,360
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,620
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200971
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009680
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009655
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200996
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009235
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,250
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,617
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009121
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200982
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,515
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009125
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200965
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009454
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200976,437

    San Juan County Clerks’ Office

    Address: 100 S. Oliver Dr., Suite 200, Aztec, NM 87410
    Phone: 505-334-9471

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