Melrose is a village in Curry County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 651 at the 2010 census. The town is losing population due to rural exodus. Melrose is served by Melrose Elementary School and Melrose High School.
William Hanna (1910–2001), co-founder of Hanna Barbera Studios, was born in Melrose.
Melrose is located at 34°25′41″N 103°37′41″W (34.427944, -103.628111).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all land.
During the New Deal, a series of federal programs was initiated during the Great Depression, and the Melrose Art Center was established. The facility was considered to be located in the smallest town to have such a federal art center. Estella García was one of the teachers at the Center.
As of the census of 2000, 736 people, 309 households, and 200 families were residing in the village.