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

Socorro County, New Mexico Overview

Socorro County is located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The county was formed in 1852 and named after Spanish term meaning “aid,” which refers to the help Native Americans gave to starving travelers. The county seat is Socorro. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 17,027 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,649 square miles of which 6,647 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. Socorro County borders the following counties: Cibola County to the northwest; Valencia County to the north; Torrance County to the northeast; Lincoln County to the east; Sierra County to the south and Catron County to the west. Socorro County has 12zip codes. The zip codes are 87006, 87011, 87028, 87823, 87825, 87036, 87828, 87831, 87832, 87801, 87062 and 87943. The most populated zip code is 87801.

Socorro County Assessor’s Office Information

The Socorro County Assessor’s Office determines the property value of homes, businesses and other taxable properties within the county for ad valorem tax purposes. Normally, property in New Mexico is classified as residential or non-residential and is taxed at different rates. The office also prepares the tax rolls for the County Treasurer for real property (land and improvements), personal property (business equipment), livestock and mobile homes. The Assessor also mails notices of property valuation to all property owners for the current tax year. The Assessor also determines which properties within the county will receive tax exemptions.

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

Socorro County Courthouse
200 Church Street
Socorro, NM 87801
Email: hjojola@co.socorro.nm.us
Phone: (575) 835-0714
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Henry Jojola is the County Assessor of Socorro County. He can be contacted at (575) 835-0714 or emailed at hjojola@co.socorro.nm.us

Socorro County Assessor’s Office Staff:

Julie Griego, Chief Deputy Assessor
Email: julieg@co.socorro.nm.us

Socorro County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk is the custodian of records for Socorro County. The Clerk’s Office records, files and maintains all official public records of the County, such as resolutions, ordinances, deeds, mortgages and marriage licenses for marriages within Socorro County. The Clerk also serves as the chief administrator of elections. The Clerk’s office receives nominations and petitions of candidates related to elections. Other election related duties of the Clerk’s Office include supervising, preparing ballots and voting machines, and trains poll workers. The Clerk’s Office also supports the Office of the Probate Judge in handling informal proceedings.

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

Socorro County Courthouse
200 Church Street
Socorro, NM 87801
Email: bsaavedra@co.socorro.nm.us
Phone: (575) 835-0423 x2505
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Betty Saavedra is the County Clerk of Socorro County. She can be contacted at (575) 835-0423 x 2505 or emailed at bsaavedra@co.socorro.nm.us

Socorro County Clerk’s Office Staff:

Michelle Paz
Email: mpaz@co.socorro.nm.us
Phone: (575) 835-0423 x 2504

Socorro, NM Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200920,233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009750
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009304
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009261
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009268
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200913,033

Socorro County Clerk’s Office

Address: 200 Church St, Socorro, NM 87801, United States
Phone: 575-835-3263

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