Quay County

Quay County, New Mexico

300 S 3rd St
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone: (505) 461-2112
Fax: (505) 461-6208
www.tucumcarinm.com

On the central eastern border of NM; organized Jan 28, 1903 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Matthew S. Quay (1833-1904), U.S. senator from PA (1887-99; 1901-04) who was active in establishing the area

Area (sq mi):: 2881.80 (land 2874.93; water 6.87) Population per square mile: 3.20
Population 2005: 9,259 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.80%; 1990-2000 -6.20% Population 2000: 10,155 (White 58.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 38.00%; Asian 0.80%; Other 16.20%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,938; median household $24,894; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,924-$19,812
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tucumcari Federal continues to employ its original philosophy: to provide a safe place for depositors' hard-earned money, pay competitive rates and support homeownership for residents in Quay County.
(Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun, Cannon Connections, et al.), Rob Langrell has been named publisher; previously, he'd been publisher of Nebraska's Sidney Sun-Telegraph and regional operations director for Stevenson Newspapers for 16 months.
They were discovered in Quay County during a summer paleontology field research class at Mesalands.
More than 100 staff at Connah's Quay county offices on Wepre Drive have been told they are to be relocated in December - and the site could be sold off to make way for housing.
Energy Department, Quay County and two energy development companies say the nation's latest nuclear waste experiment could inject as much as $40 million into the county's economy.
(Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun, et al.), Mike Jensen has been named publisher; most recently, he was publisher of News Media Corp.'s Uinta County Herald in Evanston, Wyo., a job he'd held twice -- the first time from 1992-1999 and then from 2003-2013.
The school says it will offer three five-day classes in paleontology in June and July where students will search for and learn to excavate dinosaur-age vertabrea in the Quay County area.
Connah's Quay county councillor Bernie Attridge said hard economic times should not be used by builders as loopholes.