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Colfax County, NM Public Records

8th Judicial District Court
1413 S Second St
Raton, NM 87740 http://www.nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 575-445-5585
F: 575-445-2626
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Contested Probate, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, guardianship, children's cases (neglect & child in need of supervision) records released
Raton Magistrate Court
PO Box 68
Raton, NM 87740 http://nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM (Till Noon on Wed.) MST
P: 575-445-2220
F: 575-445-8966
Couriers: 333 Savage Ave
Raton, NM 87740
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Springer Magistrate Court
PO Box 760
Springer, NM 87747 http://nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 575-483-2417
F: 575-483-0127
Couriers: 300 Colbert Ave.
Springer, NM 87747
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Includes case files from the closed Cimarron Magistrate Court.
Cimarron Magistrate Court (Closed)
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Closed. Case files at the Springer Magistrate Court - 575-483-2417.
Probate - County Clerk
PO Box 159
Raton, NM 87740 www.co.colfax.nm.us/departments/c...
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM MST
P: 575-445-5551
F: 575-445-4031
Couriers: 230 N 3rd St
Raton, NM 87740
Jurisdiction: Probate
The County Clerk holds the case files for informal or uncontested probate cases seen by the Probate Judge. The District Court holds case files for formal or contested probate cases.

Colfax County, NM Vital Records

Contact the Colfax County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Colfax County
County Clerk
230 N 3rd St
Raton, NM 87740 www.co.colfax.nm.us/government/co...
8AM-5PM MST
Phone: 575-445-5551
Fax: 575-445-4031

Colfax County Vital Certificates

Colfax County Vital Certificates

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Colfax County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 3,756.79 sq mi
Population (2009): 12,737
  • Females: 49.3%
  • White: 94.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 48.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 48.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,452
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 26.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 16.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 18.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.37
Housing Units (2000): 8,959
Homeownership Rate (2000): 72.6%
Migration Flow to Colfax County, NM from (2007-2008):

Colfax County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $221,164
  • Construction: $17,315
  • Retail Trade: $18,683
  • Professional and Technical Services: $9,879
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $9,145
  • Retail Trade: $18,683
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $22,107
  • Manufacturing: $7,033
  • Farms: $-6,896
  • Government: $74,235
Employed (2000): 6,045
Unemployed (2000): 415
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,624
Local Government Employment (2007): 791
Local Government Revenue (2007): $54,741 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $13,609 (thou. dol.)

Colfax County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 168
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.7
Deaths (2007): 142
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Colfax County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 73
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 71
Property Crimes (2008): 297
  • Burglary: 136
  • Larceny-Theft: 149
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 12

Colfax County Genealogy Records