Random Facts

  • The county was named for the community of Mora, NM
  • Mora County is one of 33 counties in New Mexico.
  • The estimated population in 2004 was 5,212. 
  • This was an increase of  .62% from the 2000 census


Elected County Officials

Name Position
John P. Olivas Commissioner, (Chairman) District 2
Alfonso J Griego Commissioner, (Vice-Chairman) District 3
Paula A. Garcia Commissioner, (Member) District 1
Thomas Garza Sheriff
Florence Romero Treasurer
Paul Duran Assessor
Joanne E. Padilla-Salas County Clerk
Edward Aragon Probate Judge

About Us

PO BOX 580
County Courthouse
Mora, NM 87732-0580
Phone: (575)387-5279
Fax: (575)387-9022

Mora County Commission

Regular Meetings are every second Tuesday of the month
at 5:00PM at Mora Independent Schools. 
Special meetings will be advertised.

Mora County Solid Waste Management

Residential Fee - $8.00 monthly
Senior Citizen Fee - $6.00 monthly
Seasonal Fee - $12.00 bi-annually
Commercial Fee:
Class A - $30.00 per ton | Class B - $20.00 under the ton
Class C - $15.00 per month | Class D - $10.00 per month

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