Clayton in Union County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Santa Fe Trail - Cimarron Cutoﬀ / Clayton
Population 2,968 ~ Elevation 4,969
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
Location. 36° 27.427′ N, 103° 10.245′ W. Marker is in Clayton, New Mexico, in Union County. Marker is on U.S. 56 at milepost 83.5, on the Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton NM 88415, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Fe Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Jack Ketchum (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clayton Dinosaur Trackway (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rabbit Ear Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Clayton (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rabbit Ear Mountain (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Clayton (approx. 3.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the preserved segments of the Trail route located at nearby Kiowa National Grasslands. • Can you help?