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Time Zone: Curry County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Clovis is the Seat for Curry County.

Curry County was founded in 1909. Curry was created by taking area from Quay and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Curry had a population of 44,407 people. This is a decrease of 1.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 45,044 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Curry represented 2.48% of the total population of New Mexico, making it the state's 12th most populous county (out of 33 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201048,376+7.4%+8.94% since 2009
200944,407-1.41%+1.37% since 2008
200843,806-2.75%-2.89% since 2007
200045,044The Last Census

More information can be found on the Curry County Census Page for Curry County.


Below are some of the communities located in Curry County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Curry County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Clovis   32,86332,6670.6% increase  
Texico   9901,0657.04% decrease  
Melrose   6797367.74% decrease  
Grady   91987.14% decrease  

Websites for Curry County

Official Website:   www.currycounty.org/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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