New Mexico Archives: 240 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from New Mexico, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online NM newspaper archives: 240 titles to help you search your family history in the “Land of Enchantment,” providing coverage from 1844 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online New Mexico newspaper archives!

Photo: symbols of the Southwest: a string of dried chile pepper pods (a ristra) and a bleached white cow’s skull hang in a market near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Credit: Andrew Dunn; Wikimedia Commons.
Photo: symbols of the Southwest: a string of dried chile pepper pods (a ristra) and a bleached white cow’s skull hang in a market near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Credit: Andrew Dunn; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for articles about your ancestors from New Mexico in these newspapers. Our NM newspapers are divided into two collections, each with their own search page:

  • Newspaper Archives (complete paper with all articles, including historical obituaries, with a number of very rare single-issue newspapers – many of them are the only known issues of the paper)
  • Obituaries (including both historical and recent obituaries, if obits are specifically what you are searching for)

Search New Mexico Newspaper Archives (1844 – 2005)

Search New Mexico Obituaries (1994 – Today)

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

Here is the complete list of New Mexico newspapers in the online 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.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
AlamogordoAlamogordo news-advertiser01/11/1900 – 06/13/1913488Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Journal01/06/1995 – CurrentObituaries
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Citizen02/10/1887 – 12/31/1900984Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Journal08/20/1901 – 12/31/19226193Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Morning Democrat09/20/1882 – 12/31/18984608Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Morning Journal09/01/1882 – 02/28/188540Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Weekly Press01/20/1863 – 03/09/1867182Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueBandera Americana08/10/1901 – 05/13/190955Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueCombate07/07/1892 – 07/07/18921Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueDaily Times06/14/1893 – 06/14/18931Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueDefensor del Pueblo06/27/1891 – 05/28/189225Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueEstrella Mejicana10/11/1890 – 10/11/18901Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueEstrella Mexicana10/04/1890 – 10/04/18901Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueHormiga de Oro11/07/1903 – 11/07/19031Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueIndito11/24/1900 – 04/04/19015Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueMorning Journal11/09/1884 – 12/03/18862Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueNews01/23/1886 – 12/06/18862Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueNuevo Mundo05/01/1897 – 09/20/190052Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerquePueblo02/17/1900 – 02/17/19001Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueRevista12/05/1881 – 12/05/18811Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueUnion de Albuquerque01/20/1893 – 01/20/18931Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueVoz de Nuevo Mexico09/01/1894 – 09/01/18941Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Citizen01/01/1898 – 07/11/19226518Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Morning Journal09/01/1882 – 08/31/188439Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Morning Journal10/01/1905 – 12/31/19225990Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque weekly citizen01/10/1891 – 12/29/1906645Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueMorning Journal01/01/1885 – 02/28/18852Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueIndustrial Advertiser12/23/1899 – 12/23/18991Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueMirror07/26/1879 – 07/26/18791Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueOpinion Publica07/02/1892 – 03/02/190741Newspaper Archives
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Journal: Blogs09/04/2007 – CurrentObituaries
AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Tribune04/01/1933 – 04/30/200520221Newspaper Archives
AztecSan Juan County index07/24/1890 – 10/18/1912250Newspaper Archives
BelenBelen news01/02/1913 – 12/24/1921355Newspaper Archives
BelenEl Hispano-americano06/03/1916 – 12/24/1921150Newspaper Archives
BernalilloAgricultor Moderno03/23/1916 – 03/23/19161Newspaper Archives
BernalilloEspejo03/08/1879 – 03/08/18791Newspaper Archives
BernalilloBernalillo News09/23/1881 – 10/07/18812Newspaper Archives
BlandBland Herald12/30/1898 – 06/06/190244Newspaper Archives
CapitanEl farol12/12/1905 – 11/20/190642Newspaper Archives
CarlsbadEddy County Citizen06/13/1893 – 06/27/18932Newspaper Archives
CarlsbadCarlsbad current and New Mexico sun01/16/1896 – 12/29/1922827Newspaper Archives
CarlsbadEvening current04/16/1917 – 12/14/1918412Newspaper Archives
CarrizozoCarrizozo news06/12/1908 – 12/26/1919286Newspaper Archives
CarrizozoCarrizozo outlook01/15/1915 – 12/16/1921295Newspaper Archives
CerillosLos Cerrillos rustler11/30/1888 – 12/25/189152Newspaper Archives
CerrillosCerrillos Comet02/24/1882 – 02/24/18821Newspaper Archives
ChlorideBlack Range12/29/1882 – 08/06/1897297Newspaper Archives
ChlorideBlack Range10/06/1882 – 08/06/1897327Newspaper Archives
CimarronCimarron citizen03/04/1908 – 09/09/190822Newspaper Archives
CimarronCimarron news and Cimarron citizen01/10/1907 – 12/31/1914105Newspaper Archives
ClaytonClayton citizen03/03/1905 – 12/28/1916140Newspaper Archives
ClaytonClayton news01/02/1915 – 12/15/1922325Newspaper Archives
ClovisEastern New Mexico News01/03/2005 – CurrentObituaries
ClovisClovis news12/21/1911 – 12/29/1921448Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus courier06/30/1911 – 12/31/1920456Newspaper Archives
ColumbusColumbus News07/09/1909 – 05/26/191189Newspaper Archives
DemingDeming Headlight01/24/1891 – 02/18/18995Newspaper Archives
DemingDeming Herald04/02/1901 – 03/10/1903102Newspaper Archives
DemingDeming Tribune12/25/1884 – 12/25/18841Newspaper Archives
DemingDeming graphic03/18/1903 – 12/27/1921972Newspaper Archives
DemingDeming Headlight01/04/1890 – 06/01/1901431Newspaper Archives
EddyEddy Argus06/30/1893 – 06/30/18931Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownMining Bulletin01/04/1900 – 08/11/190017Newspaper Archives
ElizabethtownRailway Press and Telegraph12/07/1872 – 12/07/18721Newspaper Archives
EspanolaGrito del Norte08/24/1968 – 10/08/197254Newspaper Archives
EstanciaEstancia News09/01/1905 – 07/05/19073Newspaper Archives
EstanciaNuevas de la Estancia09/01/1905 – 09/01/19051Newspaper Archives
EstanciaEstancia news-herald10/21/1904 – 12/29/1921873Newspaper Archives
EstanciaLas Nuevas de la Estancia10/21/1904 – 04/03/1908116Newspaper Archives
FarmingtonSan Juan Times06/28/1894 – 05/18/1900212Newspaper Archives
FarmingtonSan Juan Times07/19/1895 – 05/26/189983Newspaper Archives
Fort SumnerFort Sumner review07/17/1909 – 12/16/191152Newspaper Archives
GallupGallup Independent01/02/2006 – CurrentObituaries
GallupGallup Gleaner05/01/1889 – 04/25/1896228Newspaper Archives
GrantsCibola County Beacon06/20/2002 – 05/10/2017Obituaries
HillsboroSierra County Advocate09/25/1886 – 11/26/18974Newspaper Archives
HillsboroSierra County Advocate01/10/1885 – 12/28/19171574Newspaper Archives
KennaKenna record01/14/1910 – 11/11/1921390Newspaper Archives
KingstonKingston Clipper03/08/1884 – 03/08/18841Newspaper Archives
KingstonKingston Weekly Shaft04/16/1887 – 07/15/18933Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesBorderer01/24/1872 – 01/10/187439Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesDemocrata06/02/1894 – 11/24/18948Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesDona Ana County Republican03/11/1897 – 02/15/1902110Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesEco del Rio Grande02/12/1876 – 03/02/18827Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesEco del Valle11/18/1905 – 05/06/1916239Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesEmpresa09/26/1896 – 06/12/18978Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesEstrella02/01/1911 – 05/18/1935907Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesFlor del Valle02/03/1894 – 10/11/189417Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesFronterizo04/29/1875 – 04/29/18751Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesGaceta Popular10/24/1919 – 12/01/19192Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesIndependent Democrat02/03/1892 – 11/29/1899243Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesLabrador09/08/1896 – 06/14/1912631Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesLas Cruces Daily News03/05/1889 – 11/23/1889125Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesLas Cruces Daily Times05/08/1889 – 05/10/18893Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesLas Cruces Progress02/22/1902 – 01/01/190451Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesMesilla Valley Bulletin02/02/1934 – 10/21/193816Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesMesilla Valley Democrat09/02/1886 – 12/02/1890149Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesNewmans Semi-Weekly04/02/1881 – 04/20/18813Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesObservador Fronterizo09/11/1888 – 10/30/18883Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesPromotor Escolar09/12/1891 – 02/16/18925Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesTiempo11/09/1882 – 07/08/1911520Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesVerdad09/16/1890 – 04/09/18988Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesRio Grande republican11/03/1888 – 12/13/189076Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesThirty-Four04/16/1879 – 11/03/188019Newspaper Archives
Las CrucesLas Cruces Bulletin06/09/2015 – CurrentObituaries
Las VegasLas Vegas Optic11/07/2008 – CurrentObituaries
Las VegasBoletin de Anuncios01/19/1878 – 01/19/18781Newspaper Archives
Las VegasCachiporra10/19/1888 – 10/19/18881Newspaper Archives
Las VegasCachiporrota10/08/1890 – 10/28/18906Newspaper Archives
Las VegasCampaign Bulletin08/25/1880 – 08/27/18802Newspaper Archives
Las VegasChronicle10/19/1886 – 10/19/18861Newspaper Archives
Las VegasClarin Mexicano10/30/1890 – 10/30/18901Newspaper Archives
Las VegasDaily Examiner08/30/1895 – 08/30/18951Newspaper Archives
Las VegasGrito del Norte10/29/1972 – 07/01/19738Newspaper Archives
Las VegasHispano Americano04/21/1892 – 10/15/18926Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Daily Gazette04/13/1880 – 01/31/1886373Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Daily Optic12/27/1880 – 10/31/1900704Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Record01/29/1901 – 04/12/19022Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Weekly Optic10/23/1880 – 10/30/18802Newspaper Archives
Las VegasMisionero Bautista: Organo Oficial de la Convencion Bautista Hispano-Americana de Nuevo Mexico12/21/1943 – 08/21/195136Newspaper Archives
Las VegasNew Mexico Herald06/25/1879 – 07/30/18793Newspaper Archives
Las VegasPolitical Comet11/04/1882 – 11/04/18821Newspaper Archives
Las VegasRevista Catolica01/08/1888 – 02/10/1895364Newspaper Archives
Las VegasSol de Mayo05/01/1891 – 07/24/18918Newspaper Archives
Las VegasVoz del Pueblo06/04/1892 – 12/13/19046Newspaper Archives
Las VegasMills’ Investors Review01/01/1888 – 01/01/18881Newspaper Archives
Las VegasDaily gazette07/31/1879 – 06/06/18861502Newspaper Archives
Las VegasEl independiente03/24/1894 – 01/30/1913760Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLa voz del pueblo01/03/1891 – 12/27/19191009Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Daily Optic03/06/1896 – 12/31/19143817Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Gazette10/05/1872 – 12/28/1878243Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas weekly optic and stock grower03/05/1898 – 07/19/190275Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas free press01/02/1892 – 11/18/1892266Newspaper Archives
Las VegasLas Vegas Gazette07/26/1879 – 07/10/18802Newspaper Archives
LincolnLincoln Independent10/25/1889 – 04/29/189221Newspaper Archives
LordsburgWestern Liberal06/23/1893 – 04/12/19012Newspaper Archives
LordsburgWestern Liberal01/04/1889 – 06/28/1918931Newspaper Archives
Los AlamosLos Alamos Monitor09/27/2007 – 08/30/2020Obituaries
LovingtonLovington leader04/07/1911 – 06/08/1917284Newspaper Archives
MagdalenaMagdalena Mountain Mail04/05/1888 – 04/05/18881Newspaper Archives
MagdalenaMagdalena News02/28/1918 – 03/10/19182Newspaper Archives
MaldonadoEstrella01/30/1897 – 01/30/18971Newspaper Archives
ManzanoGringo and Greaser02/15/1884 – 03/15/18843Newspaper Archives
MaxwellMaxwell Mail01/07/1915 – 12/30/191552Newspaper Archives
MesillaDefensor del Pueblo03/07/1891 – 03/28/18913Newspaper Archives
MesillaMesilla News07/08/1876 – 02/09/188440Newspaper Archives
MesillaMesilla Times05/25/1861 – 05/25/18611Newspaper Archives
MesillaMesilla Valley independent08/18/1877 – 07/26/187990Newspaper Archives
MoraCronica de Mora06/13/1889 – 11/02/18892Newspaper Archives
MoraGaceta de Mora08/28/1890 – 08/28/18901Newspaper Archives
MoraMora Echo09/16/1890 – 09/16/18901Newspaper Archives
MoraMosquito12/03/1891 – 06/30/189214Newspaper Archives
MountainairIndependiente01/26/1918 – 12/25/1920124Newspaper Archives
MountainairMountainair independent09/28/1916 – 12/30/1920213Newspaper Archives
OteroOtero Optic01/01/1879 – 01/01/18791Newspaper Archives
RatonAmigo del Pueblo01/08/1896 – 01/08/18961Newspaper Archives
RatonRaton Range06/22/1893 – 08/29/18952Newspaper Archives
RatonRaton Reporter07/12/1893 – 07/12/18931Newspaper Archives
RatonRelampago05/21/1904 – 08/06/190411Newspaper Archives
RatonUnion02/26/1898 – 09/10/18987Newspaper Archives
RatonWeekly News05/06/1904 – 06/24/19047Newspaper Archives
RatonWeekly News08/07/1909 – 12/11/190913Newspaper Archives
Red RiverRed River prospector04/25/1901 – 08/01/1907122Newspaper Archives
RinconRincon Weekly08/29/1895 – 05/11/189711Newspaper Archives
RoswellRoswell Daily Record01/03/2002 – CurrentObituaries
RoswellRoswell Record07/14/1893 – 07/14/18931Newspaper Archives
RoswellRoswell daily record09/01/1903 – 06/30/19102069Newspaper Archives
RoySpanish American02/06/1905 – 12/30/1922500Newspaper Archives
San AcacioComercio07/11/1907 – 07/11/19071Newspaper Archives
San MarcialLibertad04/15/1896 – 04/15/18961Newspaper Archives
San MarcialSan Marcial Reporter04/14/1888 – 03/08/18902Newspaper Archives
San MarcialSan Marcial Bee04/29/1893 – 03/29/19023Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe New Mexican09/12/1994 – CurrentObituaries
Santa FeBoletin Popular04/01/1886 – 05/30/189532Newspaper Archives
Santa FeCapital09/14/1901 – 09/14/19011Newspaper Archives
Santa FeClarin Mejicano08/10/1873 – 08/10/18731Newspaper Archives
Santa FeGato05/23/1894 – 08/24/18946Newspaper Archives
Santa FeGauntlet06/25/1894 – 06/25/18941Newspaper Archives
Santa FeGuia de Santa Fe10/02/1886 – 10/16/18863Newspaper Archives
Santa FeNew Mexican Mining News12/21/1881 – 12/21/18811Newspaper Archives
Santa FeNorthwestern New Mexican06/10/1893 – 06/17/18932Newspaper Archives
Santa FeNuevo Mexicano08/16/1890 – 05/09/190841Newspaper Archives
Santa FeRegistro de Nuevo Mexico05/02/1916 – 05/02/19161Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Daily New Mexican12/09/1869 – 06/27/19055837Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Weekly Express07/02/1887 – 07/03/18872Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Weekly New Mexican and Livestock Journal04/25/1863 – 08/30/1906236Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Weekly Sun06/17/1893 – 06/17/18931Newspaper Archives
Santa FeVerdad09/12/1844 – 09/12/18441Newspaper Archives
Santa FeVoz del Pueblo04/27/1889 – 06/15/18893Newspaper Archives
Santa FeEl Nuevo mexicano01/06/1900 – 09/28/1922848Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Daily New Mexican01/02/1889 – 12/31/19137621Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe gazette11/06/1852 – 09/25/1869458Newspaper Archives
Santa FeNew Mexico state record07/14/1916 – 12/30/1921285Newspaper Archives
Santa FeNew Mexico: the World’s Sanitarium09/01/1884 – 10/01/18865Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe New Mexican11/24/1849 – 11/24/18491Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Weekly Gazette05/17/1851 – 04/30/187014Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Weekly Democrat12/23/1880 – 12/23/18801Newspaper Archives
Santa FeSanta Fe Reporter04/05/2016 – CurrentObituaries
Santa RosaSanta Rosa Sun10/31/1919 – 05/28/19206Newspaper Archives
Silver CitySilver City Daily Press & Independent04/19/2012 – CurrentObituaries
Silver CityEagle08/28/1895 – 08/28/18951Newspaper Archives
Silver CityMining Chronicle03/03/1881 – 03/03/18811Newspaper Archives
Silver CityNew Southwest and Grant County Herald01/07/1882 – 01/07/18821Newspaper Archives
Silver CitySilver City Independent08/03/1897 – 11/05/19019Newspaper Archives
Silver CitySouthwest Sentinel10/19/1886 – 05/19/1896310Newspaper Archives
Silver CityGrant County Herald06/15/1878 – 06/15/18781Newspaper Archives
Silver CityEagle08/22/1894 – 05/14/1898136Newspaper Archives
Silver CityHerald04/01/1876 – 04/01/18761Newspaper Archives
Silver CitySilver City Enterprise09/17/1886 – 08/23/18957Newspaper Archives
Silver CitySouthwest-sentinel07/05/1892 – 05/19/1896195Newspaper Archives
SocorroBullion03/01/1884 – 03/01/18841Newspaper Archives
SocorroCombate01/03/1898 – 01/15/18982Newspaper Archives
SocorroDefensor del Pueblo03/30/1906 – 04/09/1943487Newspaper Archives
SocorroEstrella de Nuevo Mexico08/07/1896 – 03/26/18972Newspaper Archives
SocorroGolondrina02/12/1898 – 02/12/18981Newspaper Archives
SocorroHispano Americano11/17/1891 – 01/09/18924Newspaper Archives
SocorroIndustrial Advertiser06/10/1893 – 08/24/18952Newspaper Archives
SocorroProgreso05/17/1887 – 08/09/18876Newspaper Archives
SocorroRepublicano03/16/1901 – 03/16/19011Newspaper Archives
SocorroSocorro Bullion04/24/1886 – 09/11/18862Newspaper Archives
SocorroSocorro Sun05/07/1881 – 07/16/18812Newspaper Archives
SocorroSocorro Semi-weekly Miner10/14/1881 – 10/14/18811Newspaper Archives
SocorroChieftain05/29/1884 – 12/26/1908593Newspaper Archives
SpringerColfax County Stockman07/08/1893 – 12/27/1913171Newspaper Archives
SpringerEstandarte de Springer06/27/1889 – 06/15/1893199Newspaper Archives
SpringerSentinel02/08/1901 – 12/27/190147Newspaper Archives
TaibanTaiban Valley news06/15/1917 – 12/30/1921137Newspaper Archives
TaosTaos News02/15/2007 – CurrentObituaries
TaosRevista de Taos02/20/1904 – 02/20/19041Newspaper Archives
TaosLa Revista de Taos and the Taos cresset01/07/1905 – 10/06/1922619Newspaper Archives
TucumcariQuay County Sun02/11/2003 – CurrentObituaries
TucumcariTucumcari news and Tucumcari times10/28/1905 – 12/27/1919709Newspaper Archives
Wagon MoundCombate12/06/1902 – 11/02/1918203Newspaper Archives
White OaksLincoln County Leader06/24/1893 – 06/24/18931Newspaper Archives
White OaksNew Mexico Interpreter11/15/1889 – 11/15/18891Newspaper Archives
White OaksWhite Oaks Eagle08/22/1895 – 08/22/18951Newspaper Archives
White OaksLincoln County Leader10/28/1882 – 12/31/1892497Newspaper Archives
White OaksOld Abe eagle11/27/1891 – 08/06/1903588Newspaper Archives
White OaksWhite Oaks golden era12/13/1883 – 07/03/188430Newspaper Archives

*Date Ranges may have selected coverage unavailable.

Note on the header image: the New Mexico State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is the only round state capitol in the United States. The building was designed to resemble the Zia Sun Symbol when viewed from above. Credit: Ken Lund; Wikimedia Commons.

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