Otero County New Mexico Cemeteries

Avis Cemetery, Otero County, New Mexico

Cienega Cemetery, Cienega, Otero County, New Mexico

Cienega Cemetery, Cienega, Otero County, New Mexico

Cienega Cemetery, Cienega, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Cienega Cemetery
AKA: Orange Cemetery
GPS: N 32.05009 W 105.10344
County: Otero
Directions: From E. Broadway (Farm Road [FR]) 2249 and FR 1576 in Del City, Texas, N and E and N on FR 1576 to the New Mexico border; E 1.5mi on FR 1576 to Otero County Road (CR) G005; N 2.3 mi on CR G005 to NM 506; NE 1.3 mi on NM 506 to lane on NW side leading to cemetery.

James Canyon Cemetery, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: James Canyon Cemetery
GPS: N 32.94332 W 105.61936
County: Otero
Directions: 10.5 mi E of Cloudcroft, N side of US82 at the NE corner of Pinos Altos, behind church.

Jernigan Ranch Cemetery, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Jernigan Ranch Cemetery
GPS: N 32.70677 W 105.35942
County: Otero
Directions: N approximately 5.5 mi from Piñon NM 24 to Chimney Lake Rd going NE; NE on Chimney Lake Rd approximately 5.3 mi to ranch. Exact location of cemetery not known.

Little Chapel of the Desert Columbarium, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Little Chapel of the Desert Columbarium
GPS: N 32.93674 W 105.94224
County: Otero
Directions: 2960 N. Scenic, Alamogordo, in Christ Community Church. 0.5 mi S from US 54 (N White Sands Blvd) / US 54 BUS intersection in N Alamogordo to eastbound N Scenic Dr.; 1.4 mi E and SE on N Scenic Dr. to church, E side.

Mayhill Cemetery, Mayhill, Otero County, New Mexico

Our Lady of Light Cemetery, La Luz, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Our Lady of Light Cemetery
AKA: La Luz Catholic Cemetery
GPS: N 32.97956 W 105.94704
County: Otero
Directions: N from Alamogordo on US 54 to Alamo St (NM 545) going E; E 2.0 mi on Alamo St to Kearney St to cemetery.

Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tularosa, Otero County, New Mexico

Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tularosa, Otero County, New Mexico

Sacred Heart Cemetery, Tularosa, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery
AKA: Tularosa Catholic Cemetery
GPS: N 33.08088 W 106.01918
County: Otero
Directions: Just E of US 70/US 54 junction, 3 blocks N of US 70 on N Fairview St, E side.

Saint Joseph Apache Mission Church Cemetery, Mescalero, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Apache Mission Church Cemetery
GPS: N 33.15509 W 105.76813
County: Otero
Directions: Take Eagle Drive Exit from US 70 in Mescalero; S to first road eastbound (Mission Rd); E on Mission Rd to Saint Joseph Apache Mission Church, S side.

Santo Nino de Atocha Church Cemetery

Cemetery: Santo Nino de Atocha Church Cemetery
AKA: Three Rivers Cemetery
GPS: N 33.36749 W 105.96114
County: Otero
Directions: N 17.2 mi from US 54/US 70 junction in Tularosa on US 54 to Three Rivers; E 7.3 mi on Three Rivers Rd (County Rd (CR) B030) to Y, where Chapel Rd (CR B037) goes N; N 0.25 mi on Chapel Rd to church and cemetery, W side.

Tularosa Cemetery, Tularosa, Otero County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Tularosa Cemetery
GPS: N 33.08175 W 106.01920
County: Otero
Directions: Just E of US 70/US 54 junction, 3.5 blocks N of US 70 on N Fairview St, E side.

Piñon Cemetery, Piñon

Cemetery: Piñon Cemetery
GPS: N 32.62526 W 105.38693
County: Otero
Directions: Piñon is about 40 miles SE of Cloudcroft via NM 130 and NM 24. Just before the intersection of NM 24 and NM 506 at Piñon, there is an unnamed road on E side of highway, across from post office, that goes due N. N 0.5 mi on this road to eastbound unnamed road; E 0.4 mi to cemetery.

What’s New?

Otero County was created 30 January 1899. It was named for Miguel A. Otero who was the Territorial Representative to Congress 1856 to 1861. Alamogordo is the county seat. Alamo’ is the center of missile testing , spy planes development, White Sands National Monument, and tourism. The Cloudcroft Apache Reservation is nearby. Otero County offers residents clear skies, clean air, varied surroundings from low plains to peaceful mountains.

Old Cemetery List

Being caught in transition, unfortunately, temporarily brings with it 2 different methods of finding a grave. The list above are cemeteries which have been added to the new website, while the cemeteries in the list below are those that have not yet been transferred to this website. As we move the cemeteries over to the newer format, they will disappear below and appear above.

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