Socorro County, New Mexico

county in New Mexico, United States

Socorro County is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,866.[1] The county seat is Socorro.[2]

Socorro County
Socorro County Courthouse in Socorro
Socorro County Courthouse in Socorro
Map of New Mexico highlighting Socorro County
Location within the U.S. state of New Mexico
Map of the United States highlighting New Mexico
New Mexico's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°01′N 106°56′W / 34.02°N 106.93°W / 34.02; -106.93
Country United States
State New Mexico
FoundedJanuary 9, 1852
Largest citySocorro
 • Total6,649 sq mi (17,220 km2)
 • Land6,647 sq mi (17,220 km2)
 • Water2.1 sq mi (5 km2)  0.03%
 • Estimate 
 • Density2.7/sq mi (1.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd

References Edit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.