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Colfax County was created 25 January 1869. The county seat is Raton. Colfax was the name of Vice-president of the USA, Schuyler Colfax, in 1869. Ranching, farming, mining, and tourism are the mainstay of Colfax County. Union County was created 13 February 1893. The county seat is Clayton. Union County was formed from parts of Colfax, Mora, and San Miguel Counties. 

Gail Brown is the County Reporter for Colfax and Union Counties

Colfax County Courthouse
Box 159 Raton 87740
505 445-2906
fax 445-2207
Union County Courthouse
Box 430 Clayton88415
 505 374-9491
fax 374-2763

Lookups: Joseph Sandoval New Mexico Genealogical Society, Genealogical Society of Hispanic America, Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research
~Spanish & Mexican census, 1750-1845 ~Baptismal records: Albuquerque, 1706-1850; Santa Fe,1747-1851; Santa Cruz,1710-1794; Picuris, 1750 to 1867 ~Marriages in San Antonio de Sandia, 1771 to 1864 ~Origins of New Mexico Families, 1598 to -1800