Luna County

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Luna County is named for Don Solomon Luna, who was a prominent political figure during the territorial days of New Mexico.


Created:  March 16, 1901

County Seat: 

Deming  1901 – present


County Courthouse – Deming  


Location:  700 South Silver Avenue / West Ash Street

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  W B Corwin

Contractor:  J C Huff


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. At the center of the north front is a tall square red colored brick clock tower with silver colored roof. At the entrance are wide steps and two large white colored columns supporting a white colored Greek style portico. On the east side is the red brick addition constructed in 1963.



N – Grant County and Sierra County

E – Dona Ana County

S – Mexico

W – Hidalgo County and Grant County














Photos taken 2007