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Estancia in Torrance County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Estancia

Population 1,830 - Elevation 6,107

 
 
Estancia (2) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 1, 2014
1. Estancia (2) Marker
Inscription. Incorporated in 1909 and county seat of Torrance County since 1905, Estancia is located in an enclosed valley or basin. It was ranching county until the early 20th century, when the coming of the railroad opened it up to homesteaders and farmers. Pinto beans were the best known local crop until the 1950s.
 
Location. 34° 45.259′ N, 106° 3.329′ W. Marker is in Estancia, New Mexico, in Torrance County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 41 (State Road 41) and Berkshire Rd (State Road 55), on the right when traveling north on Highway 41. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Estancia NM 87016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Estancia (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Estancia (approx. one mile away); Laguna Del Perro (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Estancia (2) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Maribeth Robison, May 1, 2014
2. Estancia (2) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Maribeth Robison of Moriarty, New Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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