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McKinley County, NM Public Records

11th Judicial District Court (Gallup)
207 W Hill, Rm 200
Gallup, NM 87301 www.nmcourts.gov/Eleventh-Distric...
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM MST
P: 505-863-6816
F: 505-722-3401
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Contested Probate, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
The 11th Judicial District Court includes 2 District courts in San Juan County and 1 District court in McKinley County.
Magistrate Court
285 Boardman Dr
Gallup, NM 87301 www.nmcourts.gov/Magistrate-Court...
Hours: 8AM-4PM M-TH 8AM-12 F MST
P: 505-722-6636
F: 505-863-3510
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Felony preliminary hearings held here.
Thoreau Magistrate Court (Closed - see Gallup)
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
See Gallup Magistrate clerk; ask for Deloria. Index at www.nmcourts.gov/caselookup/.
Probate - County Clerk
PO Box 1268
Gallup, NM 87305 www.co.mckinley.nm.us/190/County-...
Hours: 8AM-5PM MST
P: 505-863-6866
F: 505-863-1419
Couriers: 207 W Hill St, #100
Gallup, NM 87305
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 (505-863-6816).

McKinley County, NM Vital Records

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

McKinley County
County Clerk
207 W Hill St, Ste 100
Gallup, NM 87301 www.co.mckinley.nm.us/clerk.htm
8AM-5PM MST
Phone: 505-863-6866
Fax: 505-863-1419

McKinley County Vital Certificates

McKinley County Vital Certificates

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McKinley County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 5,448.72 sq mi
Population (2009): 70,513
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 21.1%
  • Black/African American: 1.6%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 14.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 11.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -4,285
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 61.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 30.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 65.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 3.44
Housing Units (2000): 26,718
Homeownership Rate (2000): 72.4%
Migration Flow to McKinley County, NM from (2007-2008):

McKinley County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $955,993
  • Construction: $53,191
  • Retail Trade: $96,227
  • Professional and Technical Services: $12,985
  • Healthcare: $101,726
  • Banking: $14,255
  • Retail Trade: $96,227
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $41,266
  • Manufacturing: $39,566
  • Farms: $-7,414
  • Government: $440,437
Employed (2000): 21,940
Unemployed (2000): 4,547
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $20,755
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,500
Local Government Revenue (2007): $201,119 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $78,990 (thou. dol.)

McKinley County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,405
  • Per 1,000 population: 20.1
Deaths (2007): 497
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 12
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5

McKinley County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 389
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 34
  • Robbery: 44
  • Aggravated Assault: 309
Property Crimes (2008): 1,682
  • Burglary: 340
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,230
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 112

McKinley County Genealogy Records