Otero County New Mexico

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Otero County was created 30 January 1899. It was named for Miguel A. Otero who was the Territorial Representative to Congress 1856 to 1861. Alamogordo is the county seat. Alamo' is the center of missile testing , spy planes development, White Sands National Monument, and tourism. The Cloudcroft Apache Reservation is nearby. Otero County offers residents clear skies, clean air, varied surroundings from low plains to peaceful mountains.

County Reporters for Otero County are:

Dorothy Webb Tory Eastman Lucy Shoaf

Otero County Resources 

Otero County Clerk
10th and New York Streets
Alamogordo, NM 88310
505 437-4942

Dona Ana Co. Hist. Society
 500 North Water Street
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001-1224 Email

 Alamogordo Gen. Society 
HQ at the Alamo Library
Family History Center 
301 Texas St. Alamogordo 88310 505-437-8772

 

Genealogy HelpList Lookups 

Southern New Mexico Genealogical Society
Box 2563, Las Cruces 88004-2563

 

Surname Index

New Mexico Vital Statistics

Hispanic Genealogy Research 

New Mexico Genealogy Society

  Cemeteries and Database

Hispanic Culture Preservation League

 

Genealogy Society of Roswell 807 North Missouri, Roswell 88201/ 624-6718

Historical Society for SE New Mexico 200 North Lea, Roswell 88201/ 622-8333

 

Alamogordo Daily News Obituaries

Compiled by The Alamogordo Genealogical Society
by Tory Eastman

1946 1947      

Helpful Links:

Alamogordo CC 

Alamogordo Daily News

Cloudcroft CC 

Cloudcroft Mountain Monthly 

Cloudcroft and NM Links 

Mountain Times

Office of Cultural Affairs 

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Total Access Alamogordo

Tularosa Basin Historical Society Museum