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Sierra County, NM Public Records

7th Judicial District Court
PO Box 3009
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 http://nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM MST
P: 575-894-7167
F: 575-894-7168
Couriers: 311 N Date
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil, Contested Probate, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, insanity, juvenile, guardianship records released
Magistrate Court
155 W Barton
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 http://nmcourts.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM M,T,TH,F - 8AM-12 W MST
P: 575-894-3051
F: 575-894-0476
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Probate - County Clerk
100 N Date St, Ste 6
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 www.sierraco.org/department/13875...
Hours: 8AM-5PM MST
P: 575-894-2840
F: 575-894-2516
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.

Sierra County, NM Vital Records

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

Sierra County
County Clerk

7AM-6PM MST
Phone: 575-894-2840
Fax: 575-894-2516

Sierra County Vital Certificates

Sierra County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Sierra County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 4,180.23 sq mi
Population (2009): 12,886
  • Females: 50.3%
  • White: 95.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 30.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 66.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -382
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 6.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 21.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 23.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 76.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.13
Housing Units (2000): 8,727
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.9%
Migration Flow to Sierra County, NM from (2007-2008):

Sierra County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $119,500
  • Construction: $10,529
  • Retail Trade: $8,189
  • Professional and Technical Services: $9,554
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $2,689
  • Retail Trade: $8,189
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $5,187
  • Farms: $3,226
  • Government: $41,377
Employed (2000): 4,470
Unemployed (2000): 314
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,508
Local Government Employment (2007): 483
Local Government Revenue (2007): $27,364 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $12,963 (thou. dol.)

Sierra County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 111
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.9
Deaths (2007): 220
  • Per 1,000 population: 17.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.0

Sierra County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 38
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 2
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 35
Property Crimes (2008): 332
  • Burglary: 95
  • Larceny-Theft: 220
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 17

Sierra County Genealogy Records