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Eddy County, NM Public Records

5th Judicial District Court
102 N Canal St #240
Carlsbad, NM 88220 fifthdistrictcourt.nmcourts.gov/
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM MST
P: 575-885-4740
F: 575-887-7095
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Contested Probate, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, SS case w/children, or guardianship released
Carlsbad Magistrate Court
1949 S Canal St
Carlsbad, NM 88220 http://nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 575-885-3218
F: 575-887-3460
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Artesia Magistrate Court
109 N 15th St
Artesia, NM 88210 http://www.nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 575-746-2481
F: 575-746-6763
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
This court also handles preliminary felonies, traffic, and DUI cases.
Probate - County Clerk
325 S Main St
Carlsbad, NM 88220 www.co.eddy.nm.us/185/County-Clerk
Hours: 8AM-5PM MST
P: 575-885-3383
F: 575-234-1793
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.

Eddy County, NM Vital Records

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

Eddy County
County Clerk
www.co.eddy.nm.us/185/County-Clerk
8AM-5PM MST
Phone: 575-885-3383
Fax: 575-234-1793

Eddy County Vital Certificates

Eddy County Vital Certificates

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Eddy County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 4,182.02 sq mi
Population (2009): 52,706
  • Females: 50.7%
  • White: 93.5%
  • Black/African American: 2.5%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 43.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 52.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,048
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 30.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 75.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.63
Housing Units (2000): 22,249
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.3%
Migration Flow to Eddy County, NM from (2007-2008):

Eddy County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,399,196
  • Construction: $79,333
  • Retail Trade: $69,468
  • Professional and Technical Services: $50,881
  • Healthcare: $109,398
  • Banking: $37,050
  • Retail Trade: $69,468
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $31,477
  • Manufacturing: $85,479
  • Farms: $31,439
  • Government: $227,196
Employed (2000): 20,591
Unemployed (2000): 1,494
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,523
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,213
Local Government Revenue (2007): $157,070 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $54,968 (thou. dol.)

Eddy County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 790
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4
Deaths (2007): 506
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 9
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4

Eddy County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 287
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 59
  • Robbery: 15
  • Aggravated Assault: 211
Property Crimes (2008): 2,138
  • Burglary: 733
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,313
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 92

Eddy County Genealogy Records