Torrance County

Torrance County, New Mexico

205 9th & Allen St PO Box 767
Estancia, NM 87016
Phone: (505) 384-2221
Fax: (505) 384-4080
www.torrancecountynm.org

In central NM, southeast of Albuquerque; organized Mar 16, 1903 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the town of Torrance, itself named for Francis J. Torrance, a New Mexico Central Railroad promoter

Area (sq mi):: 3345.81 (land 3344.81; water 1.00) Population per square mile: 5.20
Population 2005: 17,501 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 64.40% Population 2000: 16,911 (White 57.20%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 37.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 24.10%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 34.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,134; median household $30,446; Population below poverty level: 19.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,631-$20,190
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 36.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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CoreCivic announced that it has entered into a new contract under an intergovernmental agreement between Torrance County, New Mexico and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, to activate CoreCivic's currently idle 910-bed Torrance County Detention Facility in Estancia, New Mexico.
Torrance County Sheriff Heath White said his office was evacuating about 200 people.
New Mexico's Torrance County Sheriff Heath White said on Thursday that his office was evacuating about 200 people.
In addition, investigators found that all the liens were properly placed and that any operational losses were a result of the Authority "subsidizing the Torrance County contract for several years."
Johns source field in Apache County, AZ, to the Kinder Morgan-operated Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, NM.
Johns source field in Apache County, AZ to the Kinder Morgan-operated Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, NM.
The company's new Lobos Pipeline will transport carbon dioxide (CO2) from its St Johns source field in Apache County, Arizona, to the Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, New Mexico.
Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has upheld guarding and reporting violations issued by MSHA to Mainline Rock and Ballast Inc., a quarry located in Torrance County, N.M.
Audrey Rodriguez, NM Dept of Health, Torrance County
This USD190m project, located in Torrance County, was commissioned in July 2009 and generates 100 megawatts of electricity.
Cyclists can experience the Marvin Braude Bike Trail, a 22-mile path known as The Strand, that runs from Torrance County Beach to Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades that includes popular local destinations like Redondo Beach Pier, Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach along the way.
Heinrich's office, Torrance County District 3 Commissioner, Leroy Candelaria, and Mountainair Chief of Police, Robert Chung.