Patsy Gresham


Albenita Rael

Chief Deputy Treasurer

Patricia Nunez

Deputy Treasurer

The County Treasurer is responsible for keeping accounts of and creating deposits for all county funds received by the various county departments, and for keeping the books, papers and money pertaining to the office ready for inspection by the Board of County Commissioners at all times. The Treasurer collects Property Taxes from land owners, which are the single greatest source of county government revenue. The Treasurer is responsible for accurately posting the taxes and distributing, monthly, these property taxes to the entities that receive a percentage of the total tax., i.e., the County School Districts, County Municipalities, etc. The Treasurer also collects and distributes Gross Receipts Tax and various other types of revenue that are distributed to the County by the State of New Mexico or various departments of the Federal Government.

If you have questions regarding your taxes or the functions of the Quay County Treasurer’s office, please give us a call.

Property Tax Payments

The first installment of the 2022 property taxes is due November 10, 2022 and becomes delinquent December 10, 2022.

The second installment of the 2022 property taxes is due April 10, 2023 and will become delinquent May 10, 2023.

The one billing is the only notice that will be mailed.

Taxes not paid prior to the delinquency date incur interest at the rate of one (1) percent a month and penalty of one (1) percent a month, or a fraction thereof.

Questions on assessments, valuations, increases or decreases of taxes should be directed to:
Quay County Assessor
P.O. Box 1227
300 S. Third St.
Tucumcari, NM 88401

Payments should be mailed to:
Quay County Treasurer
P.O. Box 1226
300 S. Third St.
Tucumcari, NM 88401

We are now accepting online payments! Click the Online Payments link to make a payment today.

Contact Information:

Quay County Courthouse
300 S. Third Street
Ground Floor
P.O. Box 1226
Tucumcari, NM 88401

Phone: (575) 461-0470
Fax: (575) 461 8465

Business hours:
Monday – Thursday
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

including during the lunch hour