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City Clean up 21
April 22, 2021
Help Clean up our City!! On April 22 through April 25 the city will provide roll off trash dumpsters for Moriarty City Residents free of charge. The Containers will be located at 400 Saiz Drive at the City Public Works Department.
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Fare Free Rides
March 8, 2021
Fare-Free Rides!! Edgewood Moriarty Stanley Access To Shopping, medical appointments, COVID testing and vaccination sites and more
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Small Business CARES Relief Grant
December 4, 2020
Overview: Small Business CARES Relief Grant Program
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June 2, 2020
Eco-Friendly Grocery Bags Available for purchase at City Hall.

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Americas Best Value Inn
P: (505) 832-4457
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Quality Inn
P: (505) 832-6666
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Happy Trails RV & Campground
P: 505-508-0340
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Sunset Motel
P: (505) 832-4234

more lodging options here

News & Updates

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Sep 21, 2020
Are you a safety conscious person with experience in the following areas? Tower Installation (climbers and Non-climbers), Equipment Operators ( Dozer, Blade, and Forklift), General Laborers (electrical and concrete) You need to continue with this article.
May 5, 2020
Safe practices for Businesses
Apr 8, 2020
Torrance County Zoom Meeting! Rapid Response Taskforce will continue to focus on recovery, serving the needs of the business community.
Mar 23, 2020
Letter to Mayor regarding Public Update

Message from our mayor

On behalf of the the citizens, staff, and, elected officials, welcome to the City of Moriarty website. Please take a few minutes to browse through it and see what our City has to offer. Moriarty is called the "Crossroads of Opportunity" because it is perfectly located in the heart of New Mexico along the Historic Route 66, "The Mother Road."

We invite you to visit and experience Moriarty in person. You will find the people to be the friendliest and most hospitable you have ever met! The photos above only give you a brief glimpse of our community. Enjoy our heritage of pumpkin, corn, and bean harvests. Visit the Moriarty Historical Museum, with its rich collection of historical, archival and ethnographic materials, records, documents, and objects that tell the history of Torrance County.

It is the mission of the City of Moriarty to provide residents, visitors, and the business community with the highest quality of municipal services, in the most efficient and courteous manner, and to enhance the quality of life through resourceful planning and visionary leadership. Enjoy your stay!


Ted Hart, City Mayor

This is Moriarty

Out here, we prefer our boots dusty, our hand shakes firm, and our doors open. We are rooted in resilience. Through settlement, growth, fire, drought and re-birth, we remain. We are a close-knit community, living for our families and welcoming our guests. We value authenticity above all else, and always make time for the little things. Whether it’s a warm pot of green chile stew, the quick kiss of rain against the dry earth or the miles of freedom that unfold outside our doors, we are thankful for all that we have. Our sunrises are just as important as our sunsets, in the same way that our triumphs are just as important as our struggles. We keep our hopes high and our roots firmly in the ground, sewn by the generations of farmers and ranchers that have come before us. Occupying an historic stretch of Route 66, we pride ourselves on upholding the values that our city was founded on: hard work, humility, honesty, friendliness and faith. With open arms, we welcome you to come and experience it for yourself. This is Moriarty, a place with room to grow closer.



Our History
Runs deep.

The City of Moriarty was named for the first permanent family to settle in the community. Michael Timothy Moriarty, his wife and their three children arrived (at what is now Moriarty) in the fall of 1887, and homesteaded their land.



City of Moriarty
201 Broadway Street (S)
PO Box 130 Moriarty, NM 87035

Phone: 505-832-4406
Fax: 832-6919

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