Catron County was created 25 February 1921. It was named for New
Mexico's first United States Senator, and famous Santa Fe attorney Thomas B.
Catron. It is the largest county in New Mexico, but is sparsely populated. It
has great hunting areas for sportsmen and tourism is an important commercial
activity. It has productive ranch land and borders several national forests.
The county seat is Reserve.
Dave and Dodi Maggart are
Reporters for Catron County.
Catron County Cemeteries