New Mexico Archives: 169 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from New Mexico, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NM newspaper archives: 169 titles to help you search your family history in the “Land of Enchantment,” providing coverage from 1844 to Today. There are more than 2.2 million articles and records in our online New Mexico newspaper archives!

Photo: symbols of the southwestern states, a string of chili peppers and a bleached cow’s skull, found at a market near Santa Fe, New Mexico
Photo: symbols of the southwestern states, a string of chili peppers and a bleached cow’s skull, found at a market near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Credit: Andrew Dunn; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from New Mexico in these newspapers. Our NM newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search New Mexico Newspaper Archives (1844 – 1973)

Search New Mexico Recent Obituaries (1994 – Current)

Illustration: New Mexico state flag
Illustration: New Mexico state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is a complete list of online New Mexico newspapers in the historical archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The NM newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

City Title Date Range * Collection
Alamogordo Alamogordo Daily News 09/10/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Albuquerque Voz de Nuevo Mexico 09/01/1894 – 09/01/1894 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Union de Albuquerque 01/20/1893 – 01/20/1893 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Revista 12/05/1881 – 12/05/1881 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Pueblo 02/17/1900 – 02/17/1900 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Opinion Publica 07/02/1892 – 03/02/1907 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Nuevo Mundo 05/01/1897 – 09/20/1900 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque News 01/23/1886 – 12/06/1886 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Morning Journal 11/09/1884 – 12/03/1886 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Industrial Advertiser 12/23/1899 – 12/23/1899 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Indito 11/24/1900 – 04/04/1901 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Hormiga de Oro 11/07/1903 – 11/07/1903 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Estrella Mexicana 10/04/1890 – 10/04/1890 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Estrella Mejicana 10/11/1890 – 10/11/1890 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Defensor del Pueblo 06/27/1891 – 05/28/1892 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Daily Times 06/14/1893 – 06/14/1893 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Combate 07/07/1892 – 07/07/1892 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Bandera Americana 08/10/1901 – 05/13/1909 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Albuquerque Weekly Press 01/20/1863 – 07/12/1864 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Albuquerque Tribune 01/01/1997 – 02/14/2008 Recent Obituaries
Albuquerque Albuquerque Morning Democrat 01/01/1886 – 12/31/1898 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Albuquerque Journal 01/02/1906 – 12/31/1922 Newspaper Archives
Albuquerque Albuquerque Journal 01/06/1995 – Current Recent Obituaries
Albuquerque Albuquerque Citizen 02/10/1887 – 12/31/1900 Newspaper Archives
Bernalillo Espejo 03/08/1879 – 03/08/1879 Newspaper Archives
Bernalillo Agricultor Moderno 03/23/1916 – 03/23/1916 Newspaper Archives
Bland Bland Herald 12/30/1898 – 06/06/1902 Newspaper Archives
Carlsbad Eddy County Citizen 06/13/1893 – 06/27/1893 Newspaper Archives
Carlsbad Carlsbad Current-Argus 01/28/2005 – Current Recent Obituaries
Chloride Black Range 12/29/1882 – 08/06/1897 Newspaper Archives
Columbus Columbus News 07/09/1909 – 05/26/1911 Newspaper Archives
Deming Deming Tribune 12/25/1884 – 12/25/1884 Newspaper Archives
Deming Deming Herald 04/02/1901 – 03/10/1903 Newspaper Archives
Deming Deming Headlight 06/03/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Deming Deming Headlight 01/24/1891 – 02/18/1899 Newspaper Archives
Eddy Eddy Argus 06/30/1893 – 06/30/1893 Newspaper Archives
Elizabethtown Railway Press and Telegraph 12/07/1872 – 12/07/1872 Newspaper Archives
Elizabethtown Mining Bulletin 01/04/1900 – 08/11/1900 Newspaper Archives
Espanola Grito del Norte 08/24/1968 – 10/08/1972 Newspaper Archives
Estancia Nuevas de la Estancia 09/01/1905 – 09/01/1905 Newspaper Archives
Estancia Estancia News 09/01/1905 – 07/05/1907 Newspaper Archives
Farmington San Juan Times 06/28/1894 – 05/18/1900 Newspaper Archives
Farmington Daily Times 02/16/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Gallup Gallup Independent 01/02/2006 – Current Recent Obituaries
Gallup Gallup Gleaner 05/01/1889 – 04/25/1896 Newspaper Archives
Grants Cibola County Beacon 06/20/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Hillsboro Sierra County Advocate 09/25/1886 – 11/26/1897 Newspaper Archives
Kingston Kingston Weekly Shaft 04/16/1887 – 07/15/1893 Newspaper Archives
Kingston Kingston Clipper 03/08/1884 – 03/08/1884 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Verdad 09/16/1890 – 04/09/1898 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Tiempo 11/09/1882 – 07/08/1911 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Thirty-Four 04/16/1879 – 11/03/1880 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Promotor Escolar 09/12/1891 – 02/16/1892 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Observador Fronterizo 09/11/1888 – 10/30/1888 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Newmans Semi-Weekly 04/02/1881 – 04/20/1881 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Mesilla Valley Democrat 09/02/1886 – 12/02/1890 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Mesilla Valley Bulletin 02/02/1934 – 10/21/1938 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Las Cruces Sun-News 02/15/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Las Cruces Las Cruces Progress 02/22/1902 – 01/01/1904 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Las Cruces Daily Times 05/08/1889 – 05/10/1889 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Las Cruces Daily News 03/05/1889 – 11/23/1889 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Labrador 09/08/1896 – 06/14/1912 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Independent Democrat 02/03/1892 – 11/29/1899 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Gaceta Popular 10/24/1919 – 12/01/1919 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Fronterizo 04/29/1875 – 04/29/1875 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Flor del Valle 02/03/1894 – 10/11/1894 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Estrella 02/01/1911 – 05/18/1935 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Empresa 09/26/1896 – 06/12/1897 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Eco del Valle 11/18/1905 – 05/06/1916 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Eco del Rio Grande 02/12/1876 – 03/02/1882 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Dona Ana County Republican 03/11/1897 – 02/15/1902 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Democrata 06/02/1894 – 11/24/1894 Newspaper Archives
Las Cruces Borderer 07/24/1872 – 01/10/1874 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Voz del Pueblo 06/04/1892 – 12/13/1904 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Sol de Mayo 05/01/1891 – 07/24/1891 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Revista Catolica 01/08/1888 – 02/10/1895 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Political Comet 11/04/1882 – 11/04/1882 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas New Mexico Herald 06/25/1879 – 07/30/1879 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Misionero Bautista: Organo Oficial de la Convencion Bautista Hispano-Americana de Nuevo Mexico 12/21/1943 – 08/21/1951 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Las Vegas Weekly Optic 10/23/1880 – 10/30/1880 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Las Vegas Record 01/29/1901 – 04/12/1902 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Las Vegas Optic 11/07/2008 – Current Recent Obituaries
Las Vegas Las Vegas Daily Optic 03/08/1884 – 10/31/1900 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Las Vegas Daily Gazette 07/27/1880 – 01/31/1886 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Hispano Americano 04/21/1892 – 10/15/1892 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Grito del Norte 10/29/1972 – 07/01/1973 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Daily Examiner 08/30/1895 – 08/30/1895 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Clarin Mexicano 10/30/1890 – 10/30/1890 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Chronicle 10/19/1886 – 10/19/1886 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Campaign Bulletin 08/25/1880 – 08/27/1880 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Cachiporra 10/19/1888 – 10/19/1888 Newspaper Archives
Las Vegas Boletin de Anuncios 01/19/1878 – 01/19/1878 Newspaper Archives
Lincoln Lincoln Independent 10/25/1889 – 04/29/1892 Newspaper Archives
Lordsburg Western Liberal 06/23/1893 – 04/12/1901 Newspaper Archives
Los Alamos Los Alamos Monitor 09/27/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Magdalena Magdalena News 02/28/1918 – 03/10/1918 Newspaper Archives
Magdalena Magdalena Mountain Mail 04/05/1888 – 04/05/1888 Newspaper Archives
Maldonado Estrella 01/30/1897 – 01/30/1897 Newspaper Archives
Maxwell Maxwell Mail 01/07/1915 – 12/30/1915 Newspaper Archives
Mesilla Mesilla Times 05/25/1861 – 05/25/1861 Newspaper Archives
Mesilla Mesilla News 02/01/1879 – 02/09/1884 Newspaper Archives
Mesilla Defensor del Pueblo 03/07/1891 – 03/28/1891 Newspaper Archives
Mora Mosquito 12/03/1891 – 06/30/1892 Newspaper Archives
Mora Mora Echo 09/16/1890 – 09/16/1890 Newspaper Archives
Mora Gaceta de Mora 08/28/1890 – 08/28/1890 Newspaper Archives
Mora Cronica de Mora 06/13/1889 – 11/02/1889 Newspaper Archives
Mountainair Independiente 01/26/1918 – 12/25/1920 Newspaper Archives
Raton Weekly News 05/06/1904 – 06/24/1904 Newspaper Archives
Raton Union 02/26/1898 – 09/10/1898 Newspaper Archives
Raton Relampago 05/21/1904 – 08/06/1904 Newspaper Archives
Raton Raton Reporter 07/12/1893 – 07/12/1893 Newspaper Archives
Raton Raton Range 06/22/1893 – 08/29/1895 Newspaper Archives
Raton Amigo del Pueblo 01/08/1896 – 01/08/1896 Newspaper Archives
Rincon Rincon Weekly 08/29/1895 – 05/11/1897 Newspaper Archives
Roswell Roswell Record 07/14/1893 – 07/14/1893 Newspaper Archives
Roswell Roswell Daily Record 01/03/2002 – Current Recent Obituaries
Ruidoso Ruidoso News 12/01/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
San Acacio Comercio 07/11/1907 – 07/11/1907 Newspaper Archives
San Marcial San Marcial Reporter 04/14/1888 – 03/08/1890 Newspaper Archives
San Marcial San Marcial Bee 04/29/1893 – 03/29/1902 Newspaper Archives
San Marcial Libertad 04/15/1896 – 04/15/1896 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Voz del Pueblo 04/27/1889 – 06/15/1889 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Verdad 09/12/1844 – 09/12/1844 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Santa Fe Weekly Sun 06/17/1893 – 06/17/1893 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Santa Fe Weekly New Mexican and Livestock Journal 04/25/1863 – 08/30/1906 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Santa Fe Weekly Express 07/02/1887 – 07/03/1887 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Santa Fe New Mexican 09/12/1994 – Current Recent Obituaries
Santa Fe Santa Fe Daily New Mexican 12/09/1869 – 06/27/1905 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Registro de Nuevo Mexico 05/02/1916 – 05/02/1916 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Nuevo Mexicano 08/16/1890 – 05/09/1908 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Northwestern New Mexican 06/10/1893 – 06/17/1893 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe New Mexican Mining News 12/21/1881 – 12/21/1881 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Guia de Santa Fe 10/02/1886 – 10/16/1886 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Gauntlet 06/25/1894 – 06/25/1894 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Gato 05/23/1894 – 08/24/1894 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Clarin Mejicano 08/10/1873 – 08/10/1873 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Capitol 09/14/1901 – 09/14/1901 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Cachiporrota 10/08/1890 – 10/28/1890 Newspaper Archives
Santa Fe Boletin Popular 04/01/1886 – 05/30/1895 Newspaper Archives
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Sun 10/31/1919 – 05/28/1920 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Southwest Sentinel 10/19/1886 – 05/19/1896 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Silver City Sun-News 03/02/2004 – Current Recent Obituaries
Silver City Silver City Independent 08/03/1897 – 11/05/1901 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Silver City Enterprise 09/17/1886 – 08/23/1895 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Silver City Daily Press & Independent 04/19/2012 – Current Recent Obituaries
Silver City New Southwest and Grant County Herald 01/07/1882 – 01/07/1882 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Mining Chronicle 03/03/1881 – 03/03/1881 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Herald 04/01/1876 – 04/01/1876 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Grant County Herald 06/15/1878 – 06/15/1878 Newspaper Archives
Silver City Eagle 08/28/1895 – 08/28/1895 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Socorro Bullion 04/24/1886 – 09/11/1886 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Republicano 03/16/1901 – 03/16/1901 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Progreso 05/17/1887 – 08/09/1887 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Industrial Advertiser 06/10/1893 – 08/24/1895 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Hispano Americano 11/17/1891 – 01/09/1892 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Golondrina 02/12/1898 – 02/12/1898 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Estrella de Nuevo Mexico 08/07/1896 – 03/26/1897 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Defensor del Pueblo 03/30/1906 – 04/09/1943 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Combate 01/03/1898 – 01/15/1898 Newspaper Archives
Socorro Bullion 03/01/1884 – 03/01/1884 Newspaper Archives
Springer Sentinel 02/08/1901 – 12/27/1901 Newspaper Archives
Springer Estandarte de Springer 06/27/1889 – 06/15/1893 Newspaper Archives
Springer Colfax County Stockman 07/08/1893 – 12/27/1913 Newspaper Archives
Taos Taos News 02/15/2007 – Current Recent Obituaries
Taos Revista de Taos 02/20/1904 – 02/20/1904 Newspaper Archives
Wagon Mound Combate 12/06/1902 – 11/02/1918 Newspaper Archives
White Oaks White Oaks Eagle 08/22/1895 – 08/22/1895 Newspaper Archives
White Oaks New Mexico Interpreter 11/15/1889 – 11/15/1889 Newspaper Archives
White Oaks Lincoln County Leader 06/24/1893 – 06/24/1893 Newspaper Archives

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