County Road Department

Joe Guilliam, Supervisor

1243 State Hwy 338
Animas, NM 88020


County Roads

Hidalgo County is broken into three sections: A, B, and C, which involve 480.7 miles of county maintained roads. 

The A Section has 42 roads, with a total of 168.8 miles.

The B Section has 12 roads and 19.5 miles.

The C Section has 105 roads, totaling 292.5 miles.

The department employs three equipment operators.

Hidalgo County owns four blades, two loaders, one bulldozer, two dump trucks, and one equipment hauling truck and trailer.  At least some of this equipment runs most days of the year maintaining roads.

Rural Addressor/Emergency Manager

Scott Richins

305 Pyramid St.
Lordsburg, NM 88045


The county addressor makes sure that all streets and roads in the county have place names, signs, and are entered according to 911 calling standards.

Notes from the Addressor:

Contact us if you see a road sign down or damaged. We will address the issue as quickly as possible.

Numbered signs for residences and businesses in the county are provided by the county free of charge. Contact the department to order yours.

County Transfer Station

Tommy Dimas, Supervisor

150 Transfer Station Rd.
Lordsburg, NM 88045


Tommy Dimas has lived in Lordsburg for about 44 years, 15 of those working for Hidalgo County. He has a 32 year old son who lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NOTE: When taking trash to transfer stations: Garbage needs to be bagged; cardboard boxes broken down to keep cost of transporting down; and scrap metal cut to fit in trailer to be transported.  


Hours Of Operation:


Monday - Friday  8 AM - 5 PM

Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM

Sunday Summer Hours (May-August) 1 PM - 4 PM

Tommy Dimas   575.542.9800   Cell 575.313.6723


Monday & Wednesday   10 AM - 4 PM

Saturday 8 AM - 2 PM

Tracey Bradfield


Tuesday & Thursday  8 AM - 2 PM

Saturday 8 AM - Noon

Victor Somoza   575.557.2390
Lorina Moores

Cotton City

Tuesday & Thursday  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Wayne Tow   575.548.2655


Monday & Wednesday  8 AM - Noon

Saturday  8 AM - Noon

Buddy & Sharlene Jensen  575.358.6604


Eddie Aguilera, Supervisor

305 Pyramid St.
Lordsburg, NM 88045 

Animal Control Officer

Capture and removal of stray or dangerous animals will be handled by contacting the County Manager’s office at 575-542-9428.  Please provide a good description and location of the animal.