Cibola County

Cibola County, New Mexico

515 W High Ave
Grants, NM 87020
Phone: (505) 287-9431
Fax: (505) 285-2562

On the central western border of NM, west of Albuquerque; organized Jun 19, 1981 from Valencia County. Name Origin: For the Cibola National Forest, part of which is within the county. Origin and meaning of name unknown; possibly a transliteration of Zuni Indian shiwina, the name for their tribal range; or possibly from Isleta Indian sibulada 'buffalo.'

Area (sq mi):: 4541.71 (land 4539.21; water 2.50) Population per square mile: 6.10
Population 2005: 27,620 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 7.90%; 1990-2000 7.60% Population 2000: 25,595 (White 24.70%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 33.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 59.00%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $11,731; median household $27,774; Population below poverty level: 24.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,935-$16,926
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Next was the Cibola County Correctional Center, another private facility, 410 miles away in New Mexico.
On May 15, 2018 I received a recognition from Grants Cibola County School Board of Education for the 2018 Teacher Excellent Award.
He also served as president and publisher of Smith Newspapers, and publisher of the Stuttgart (Ark.) Daily Leader, the Cibola County Beacon in Grants, N.M., and a twice weekly in Walterboro, S.C.
Deborah Green, Peter Green, Joshua Green and Stacey Miller, all part of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps were arrested Sunday morning, the Cibola County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
The Justice Department also intervened earlier this year in response to a plan by Cibola County, New Mexico, to eliminate voting-rights coordinators.
The EPA added the Jackpile-Paguate Uranium Mine in Laguna Pueblo in Cibola County, NM, to the list of Superfund sites.
The following counties were not used in the analysis because data was missing in one or more years: Broomfield County, Colorado; Custer County, Colorado; Hinsdale County, Colorado; Hodgeman County, Kansas; Worth County, Missouri; Loup County, Nebraska; McPherson County, Nebraska; Cibola County, New Mexico; Harding County, New Mexico; Roger Mills County, Oklahoma; and Niobrara County, Wyoming.
It is also involved in the development of mineral claims comprising the East Canyon Property in Utah and Nevada and has an option to acquire a 100% interest in 79 mineral claims comprising the Zia property located in Cibola County, New Mexico.
Grants of $6,000 each were awarded to: Refugee Women's Alliance of Seattle, Wash.; Literacy Volunteers of Cibola County, Grants, N.M.; International Institute of Rhode Island, Providence, R.I.; Learning Connection for Adult Education, Brentwood, N.Y.; Brick House, Turner Falls, Mass.; East Texas Literacy Council, Longview, Texas; Lake County Library Adult Literacy Program, Lakeport, Calif.; Learning and Loving Education Center, Morgan Hill, Calif.; Literacy Chicago, Chicago, Ill.; and Prima College Adult Education, Tucson, Ariz.
* In April prison guards at CCA's Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico teargassed nearly 700 prisoners who had staged a daylong nonviolent protest of conditions at the facility.
What Navrot hadn't counted on was that the appearances of Zachariah and Aron Craig would not take place in the Cibola County courthouse in Grants.