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Online Records

Eddy County, New Mexico
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Mexico
Location of New Mexico in the U.S.
Founded February 25, 1889
County Seat Carlsbad
Address Eddy County Courthouse
101 West Greene
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone: 505.885.3383
Eddy County Website

County Courthouse

Eddy County Courthouse
101 West Greene
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone:  505.885.3383 

County Clerk has marriage, probate, land records, and newspapers from 1891; District Court Clerk has divorce and court records.[1]


Parent County

  • Up until 1821New Spain controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an archives in Seville, Spain, or to archives in Mexico City.
  • From 1821 until 1846Mexico had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to archives in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the Mexican-American War.
  • 1848 -  Land that became Eddy County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • 1889--Eddy County was created 25 February 1889 from Lincoln County.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Eddy County, New Mexico Genealogy census records online, see: New Mexico Census.




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy County, New Mexico page 473, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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