Welcome to quay County

Quay County was created in 1903 from the parent county of Guadalupe. Named for U.S. Senator Matthew S. Quay from Pennsylvania. The county seat is Tucumcari, NM. Click here for County History.


If you are interested in adopting a county, please contact the State Coordinator.
Your help is needed and will be appreciated.

The New Mexico State Coordinator is
Karen Mitchell

Click here to view "Bluffs Llano Estacado" or " Staked Plains" or the Caprock as it is called locally.

(The Bell Ranch was not in Quay County; however, it has been very important in the history of Quay County and Tucumcari, New Mexico. Therefore; the Bell Ranch history is included on the Quay History page. )

Before you leave check the family connections for the following Quay County connections:
Don Harrold's Simeon McFarlands
Angela Lewis's Gurule
Larry's Forbes Family

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