Quay County , New Mexico

Quay County: County in New Mexico, United States

About

Quay County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,041 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,197 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tucumcari. The county was created 134 years ago in 1887.

Quay County Quick Facts

Population : 8,197 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
Area : 7464 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Matthew Quay
Altitude : 6,841 feet / 2085 meters
Capital : Tucumcari
Establishment : January 01, 1887
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 18:04:47 (8th December 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.3% (2010-2020)
Quay County locator map
Location of Quay County on New Mexico map.
Quay County Courthouse image
Quay County Courthouse
Quay County Courthouse image

Geography

Quay County is located at 35°6'16"N 103°32'59"W (35.1043600, -103.5497400). It has 7 neighbors: Oldham County, Guadalupe County, DeBaca County, Harding County, Union County, Deaf Smith County and Hartley County.

Quay County map

The largest city of Quay County is Tucumcari with a population of 4,827. Other cities include and San Jon population 202. See all Quay County cities & populated places.

Quay County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Quay County.

City Name Population Title
Tucumcari 4,827 City in New Mexico, United States
Logan 974 Town in New Mexico, United States
San Jon 202 City in Quay County, New Mexico, United States of America
House 61 Village in Quay County, New Mexico, United States

Quay County has 7 neighbours.

  • Tucumcari

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Quay County decreased by 10.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,041 - census
2011 9,045 0.04% estimation process
2012 8,808 -2.69% estimation process
2013 8,675 -1.53% estimation process
2014 8,465 -2.48% estimation process
2015 8,445 -0.24% estimation process
2016 8,390 -0.66% estimation process
2017 8,299 -1.1% estimation process
2018 8,242 -0.69% estimation process
2019 8,253 0.13% estimation process
2020 8,197 -0.68% estimation process

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Local Places in Quay County

People born in Quay County (1)

American chemist and engineer Ivy Parker was born in Quay County

Other places with the same name (1)

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