State Coördinator:  Susan Bellomo Assistant State Coördinator:  Leon Moya
County Coördinator:  Tom Bombaci, Jr.
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Hello, my name is Tom Bombaci, Jr. I am the volunteer coordinator for the Cíbola County component of the NMGenWeb Project. I welcome all suggestions and assistance.

The purpose of these pages is to provide a starting place for those who are researching their genealogical roots in this county. I have assembled some pages and links to get you started. If you know of others, please email me. Thanks!
Mt. Taylor

Cíbola County History

Cíbola County was created 19 June 1981. It is the last county to form in New Mexico. It was named after the Seven Cities of Cíbola. Grants is the county seat. Cíbola County is rich in mining, including uranium and coal. Tourism, milling, camping, and outdoor activities are significant. Beautiful wide-open spaces are abundant in Cíbola County.



Massive drill bit
Large Diameter Drill bit used in mining operations in the Grants area.  Seen at the Chamber of Commerce building in Grants.

BNSF 5245 near Grants
Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) engine 5245 near Grants.  The railroad has had a major part in local history.  Nobody has every given me a satisfactory answer for why the trains run "English style" on the tracks:  on the left side.