Welcome to Hidalgo County,
New Mexico

Located in the deep southwest along the borders of Arizona and Mexico, Hidalgo County began as farming, ranching, and mining communities long before statehood in 1912. With a population of 4,894 and an area of 3,445.63 square miles., it averages 1.4 persons per square mile.

Hidalgo County was formed from Grant County in 1919, with the county seat in Lordsburg. It was named in honor of Miguel Dolores Hidalgo, who led the revolution in Mexico in 1810, which eventually led to its independence from Spain. The county “towns” are Virden, Lordsburg, Cotton City, Animas, and Rodeo.

Panoramic mountain horizons and spectacular views of the sky are only part of the county’s appeal. It boasts two ghost towns, a geothermal electricity generating plant, birdwatching, ranch tours, and hiking.

Latitude 32.35   Longitude 108.709

Enchantment Begins Here!

 


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DWI Coordinator


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 NOTICE

Don't forget about the softball game on the 4th of July at 8:00am NM time. Open to all players. Bring equipment if you have it.
 
Also, the 4th of July event has received money from the Lodger's Tax Fund and the RCA has decided to make the 4th of July Dance (IndepenDANCE) a FREE EVENT. There's no admission charge to the dance. Hotlites DJ from Safford is providing all the music you want to shake it up.
 
We'll also be firing off some FREE T-shirts at the parade with the T-shirt launcher on loan from PAL in Lordsburg. 

Joe and Donna  Meenach       19 Anko Ln.  Animas, NM 88020        575-557-1400



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News & Announcements


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Public Notices

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Prevent Heat Illness

US Forest Service Bear Warning

Lordsburg Housing Forum 6-26-14 

Rural Economic Developement Funding

Gila National Forest Travel Management

Rural Energy for America Program FY2014

Intent to Adopt Hidalgo County Ordinance 2014-01

Fire Restrictions for Gila and Apache National Forests 12/31

New Mexico Water Quality Amendments Hearing 5/13

Animas Basin Water Rights Adjudication Report

USDA New Farm Bill

2014 Farm Bill Fact Sheet

Juvenile Justice Request for Proposals

NMDOT Upcoming Public Events 6/26




NOTICE

HIDALGO MEDICAL SERVICES IS HELPING PEOPLE GET ENROLLED FOR HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.  THERE ARE ENROLLMENT EVENTS COMING TO YOUR COMMUNITY, OR DAILY ENROLLMENT AT HMS CLINICS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY.  PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED FLYER FOR DETAILS OF THE ITEMS YOU NEED TO HAVE WITH YOU WHEN GETTING ENROLLED. 

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