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Curry County, New Mexico Overview

Curry County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. The county was formed in February 25, 1909. Named after George Curry, the county seat is Clovis and it has a population of 50,280 as of 2016. The county has a total area of 1408 square miles, with its land area encompassing 1405 square miles, and its water area 3.2 square miles. The county consists of 6 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 88101 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Curry County borders the following counties: Parmer County, Texas to the east; Deaf Smith County, Texas to the northeast; Quay County, New Mexico to the northwest; Roosevelt County, New Mexico to the southwest, and; Bailey County, Texas to the southeast.

Curry County Clerk Information

The County Clerk is an elected county official. Some of the responsibilities of the office include:

  • Handling voter registration and election administration
  • Acting as ex-officio clerk of the County Probate Court
  • Acting as ex-officio clerk to the Curry County Board of Commissioners, creating and maintaining minutes of the board for permanent record
  • Recording, filing and preserving all types of documents submitted for public and permanent record, i.e. deeds, mortgages, agreements, etc.
  • Issuing Marriage Licenses and maintaining database for permanent record
  • Documents recorded in the office of the County Clerk are permanent public records, and in accordance with §14-8-9.1 NMSA 1978, are subject to inspection and disclosure.
  • The Clerk’s Office will not conduct searches or provide legal advice.

Marriage License Requirements
The following is required at the time a couple applies for a marriage license:

  • Both applicants must appear in person.
  • Marriage licenses must be purchased at any time before the ceremony.
  • The license is valid for a ceremony taking place anywhere within the State of New Mexico. The signed license must be returned to the County Clerk’s Office within 90 days of the ceremony for recording.
  • $25 cash, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover;
  • Proof of age and identity required (proof of age and identity is normally satisfied with a government-issued photo ID);
  • If a government issued photo ID is not available, an original or certified copy of a birth certificate must be presented;
  • Must know your Social Security Number

Minor Applicants

For applicants who are 16 or 17 years old, in addition to the above requirements, you must have:

  • An original or certified copy of your birth certificate.
  • Written consent of each living parent listed on the birth certificate. If a government issued photo ID is not available, an original or certified copy of a birth certificate must be presented. Written consent may be provided in person at the Clerk’s Office or through a notarized statement. If a parent is deceased, a certified copy of the death certificate is required. If a parent is not deceased and is unable or unwilling to provide written consent, authorization to issue the marriage license must be provided by a District Judge.

For information regarding birth and death certificates, you may visit the given link below.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Annie Hogland, Curry County Clerk
417 Gidding St., Suite #130
Clovis, NM 88101
Phone: (575) 763-5591
Fax: (575) 763-4232

Curry County Assessor Information

The Curry County Assessor’s Office determines the property value of homes, businesses, and other taxable property in the county.

Curry County is separated into four school/tax districts. The school districts are identified as; Clovis, Texico, Melrose, and Grady. The Assessor’s Office also prepares the tax roll for the County Treasurer for real property (land and improvements); personal property (office equipment); livestock and mobile homes.

The Assessor is required by New Mexico law to discover, list and value all property within the county. The Assessor’s Office, through statistical and analytical methods, determines the appraised value of the property. The property’s taxable value is 33.33% of its appraised value minus applicable exemptions. These taxable values are then used to determine the distribution of property taxes levied to taxpayers. Only if these values are current, correct, and equitable will tax limits, debt limits, and the distribution of state funds to the state, county, cities, schools, colleges, etc., be as the legislature intended.

In addition to the over 27,000 parcels of real property (land, homes, commercial buildings), the Assessor must value personal property accounts which includes more than 2,000 manufactured homes, over 1,100 businesses, several types of livestock, and any other taxable personal property.

The Assessor also maintains digital county parcel maps reflecting current ownership of real property, by accurately tracking all transfers, land splits, and subdivisions.

Below is the physical address of the Assessor:

Candace Morrison. Assessor
417 Gidding St., Suite #160
Clovis, NM 88101
Phone: (575) 763-5731
Fax: (575) 763-8097

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