Place:Doña Ana, New Mexico, United States

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Doña Ana County is a county located in the southern part of the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 209,233, which makes it the second-most populated county in New Mexico. Its county seat is Las Cruces, the second-largest in New Mexico. Doña Ana is a Spanish name meaning "Madam Anna" and was probably given in honor of some Spanish matron.

Doña Ana County comprises the Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the El Paso-Las Cruces, TX-NM Combined Statistical Area.

Doña Ana is pronounced Doñana. It borders between western Texas and Mexico's Chihuahua State.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1803 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1833 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1869 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 6,239
1870 5,864
1880 7,612
1890 9,191
1900 10,187
1910 12,893
1920 16,548
1930 27,455
1940 30,411
1950 39,557
1960 59,948
1970 69,773
1980 96,340
1990 135,510

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External links

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