Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County offers a broad range of public services from excellent parks to economic development to more than 642,000 people in New Mexico’s most populous county. Located in central New Mexico, Bernalillo County is home to Albuquerque and serves as a major economic and cultural crossroads in the American Southwest.

The county consists of an area of nearly 1200 square miles.

Bernalillo County offers outstanding Open Space properties, business incentives and historic cultural connections to serve its citizens and visitors from all over the world.

Bernalillo County is represented by five Commissioners and five elected officials. County Commissioners are elected by districts. The Assessor, Clerk, Probate Judge, Sheriff and Treasurer are elected countywide. A County Manager oversees 25 other departments that range from Animal Regulation to Zoning.

The Office of the Bernalillo County Manager and many county administrative offices are located at One Civic Plaza, NW Albuquerque, NM 87102. For questions about any department, please call the manager’s office at (505) 468-7000 or email manager@bernco.gov. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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