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!

 


Employment Opportunities

 

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County Manager Job Description

Finance Clerk

Detention Officer


 

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Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo
12125 Robert Larson Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM 88007

Fair Dates
 
October 1st through the 5th, 2014
 
   
 
   
FAIR HOURS

Wednesday, October 1st - 9am to 10pm
Thursday, October 2nd - 9am to 12am
Friday, October 3rd - 9am to 12am
Saturday, October 4th - 9am to 12am
Sunday, October 5th - 9am to 6pm
 
   
Admission
 
1/2 off all day Wednesday
1/2 off till 2pm Thursday-Friday
 
   

 

Carnival Hours & Discount Days
DayHoursPromotionPromotion HoursPrice
Wednesday
6-10pm
6-9pm
$20 (Food Bank- 3cans- 3 bands $45.)
Thursday
6-10pm
Wristbands
6-9pm
$20 ( $3. coupon in Las Cruces Bulletin for Thurs. only)
Friday
6-12am
     
Saturday
1-12am
     
Sunday
1-6pm
Wristbands
6-9pm
$20
   
   
Children Under 6 Years of Age - Free
Regular Child (ages 7-14) - $10.00
Regular Adult (15 and Up) - $12.00‚Äč
 
Fair exhibits, entertainment, rodeo and speedway are included in ticket price.
 
NO PETS WILL BE ALLOWED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SERVICE ANIMALS
 
General Fair Info
12125 Robert Larson Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88007
Phone - (575) 524-8602
Fax - (575) 647-2037
Email - josh.madrid@snmstatefairgrounds.net


Transfer Hours of Operations

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News & Announcements


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Discover Hidalgo Events

Saturday October 18, 2014

Hidalgo County Fairgrounds

There will be a VARIETY SHOW, MUD BOGS and CLASSIC CAR SHOW.

Free admission - fun for the whole family.

Classic Car Registration                        Mud Bog flyer

Mud Bog Classes                                 Mud Bog Registration

Mud Bog Rules                                    Mud Bog Waiver

Vendor Space Registration                Variety Show Entry Form


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If you want emergency notifications from the county, click on the CODE RED image to register your contact preference.

CODE RED Frequently Asked Questions- Community Resource


Public Notices

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Livestock Producer Disaster Assistance

2014 Classic Car Show Registration

Prevent Heat Illness

US Forest Service Bear Warning

Rural Economic Developement Funding

Gila National Forest Travel Management

Rural Energy for America Program FY2014

Animas Basin Water Rights Adjudication Report

USDA New Farm Bill

2014 Farm Bill Fact Sheet

Juvenile Justice Request for Proposals

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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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