Socorro County New Mexico Cemeteries

Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Socorro

Cemetery: Cedar Lawn Cemetery
GPS: N 34.05857 W 106.90771
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 147; N on California St 1.1 mi to eastbound Manzanares St; [ or I-25 Exit 150 and S 1.3 mi on California St to Manzanares St] W to N side of Plaza; W on Fisher St to Grant (Neel); jog S to Blue Canyon Rd; W 0.5 mi on Blue Canyon Rd to unnamed road going N; N to cemetery.

Claunch Cemetery, Claunch

Cemetery: Claunch Cemetery
GPS: N 34.15028 W 105.99436
County: Socorro
Directions: 25 mi S from Mountainair to Gran Quivira (Salinas Pueblo Missions) on NM 55; continue 13.7 mi E and S on NM 55 to cemetery, W side, at N end of town of Claunch.

La Joya Cemetery

LaJoya Cemetery, Socorro County, New Mexico

LaJoya Cemetery, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: LaJoya Cemetery
GPS: N 34.34250 W 106.84144
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 175; 3.3 mi E on US 60 to NM 304 going S; S 6.4 mi on NM 304 to LaJoya; As you approach LaJoya, road curves W and down a hill; At the sharpest part of the curve turn SE across cattle guard on dirt road a short distance to cemetery.

San Acacia Cemetery, San Acacia

San Acacia Cemetery, San Acacia, Socorro County, New Mexico

San Acacia Cemetery, San Acacia, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: San Acacia Cemetery
GPS: N 34.25766 W 106.89017
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Acacia Exit 163; 1 mi E and NE to cemetery, N side, set back.

Saint Antonio Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio

Saint Antonio Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio, Socorro County, New Mexico

Saint Antonio Catholic Cemetery, San Antonio, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: Saint Antonio Catholic Cemetery
GPS: N 33.91878 W 106.86619
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 139 (S of Socorro) and E on US 380 to traffic light at NM 1 (Main Street); Continue E 1 block to Montoya; N on Montoya 1/2 block to cemetery, E side.

San Acacia Cemetery, San Acacia

San Acacia Cemetery, San Acacia, Socorro County, New Mexico

San Acacia Cemetery, San Acacia, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: San Acacia Cemetery
GPS: N 34.25766 W 106.89017
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Acacia Exit 163; 1 mi E and NE to cemetery, N side, set back.

San Antonito Cemetery

San Antonito Cemetery, Socorro County, New Mexico

San Antonito Cemetery, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: San Antonito Cemetery
GPS: N 33.88969 W 106.87790
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 139 to US 380. E on US 380 0.6 mi to San Antonio and NM 1; S 2 mi on NM 1 to San Antonito Rd, then W to El Alto Rd but continue W on dirt road in bird reserve, take first R fork to cemetery.

San Jose Cemetery, Contreras

San Jose Cemetery, Contreras, New Mexico

San Jose Cemetery, Contreras, New Mexico

Cemetery: San Jose Cemetery
GPS: N 34.38015 W 106.81053
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 175; E 3.3 mi on US 60 to NM 304 going S; S 3.8 mi on NM 304 to Contreras; locate dirt road going SE to cemetery.

Silva Memorial

Cemetery: Silva Memorial
GPS: N 34.00310 W 106.97730
County: Socorro
Directions: 7.2 miles W of California St in Socorro (US 60) and Spring St (US 60) on US 60 to dirt road southbound; S a short distance on said road, keeping right, twice, to memorial.

San Antonio Churchyard Cemetery, Abeytas

San Antonio Churchyard Cemetery, Abeytas

San Antonio Churchyard Cemetery, Abeytas

Cemetery: San Antonio Churchyard Cemetery
GPS: N 34.46789 W 106.81240
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 175. Immediately E of interchange on US 60, N 3.6 mi on NM 116 to Calle de San Antonio; W on Calle de San Antonio a short distance to church.

New Section of San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro

New Section of the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico

New Section of the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: San Miguel Catholic Cemetery
GPS: N 34.05748 W 106.90244
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 147; N on California St 1.1 mi to eastbound Manzanares St; [ or I-25 Exit 150 and S 1.3 mi on California St to Manzanares St] W to N side of Plaza; W on Fisher St to Grant (Neel); jog S to Blue Canyon Rd; W on Blue Canyon Rd 0.25 mi to cemetery on N side.Old cemetery is about 0.1 mi to the west of the new one, N side.

Old Section of San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro

Old Section of the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico

Old Section of the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery, Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cemetery: San Miguel Catholic Cemetery
GPS: N 34.05748 W 106.90244
County: Socorro
Directions: I-25 Exit 147; N on California St 1.1 mi to eastbound Manzanares St; [ or I-25 Exit 150 and S 1.3 mi on California St to Manzanares St] W to N side of Plaza; W on Fisher St to Grant (Neel); jog S to Blue Canyon Rd; W on Blue Canyon Rd 0.25 mi to cemetery on N side.Old cemetery is about 0.1 mi to the west of the new one, N side.

What’s New?

Socorro County was established 1 July 1850. The county seat is Socorro. It was named by Don Juan de Onate. The name means “helpful”. This county is prime ranching territory. It also has some of the biggest mule deer in New Mexico. It was also the county in which the first atomic bomb was exploded.

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.

Note that the cemeteries in the list below are not searchable using the search for the website!

Abeytas
Camposanto Viejo (Lemitar)
Carthage
Chihuahua Bible
Claunch
Escondida
Guadalajara
Ignacio Chavez
La Sagrada Familia (Lemitar) new
LaJoya
Lone San Marcial
Luis Lopez
Magdalena
San Acacia
San Antonio (Abeytas)
San Antonio in Sabinal
San Antonito
San Isidro (Las Nutrias)
San Jose
San Lorenzo
San Marcial Bootheel
San Marcial Catholic
San Marcial Masonic
San Miguel
San Miguel Mission
San Pedro
Socorro
Val Verde
Veguita Memorial
White Lake

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