Clayton in Union County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Population 2,968 ~ Elevation 4,969
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list.
Location. 36° 26.6′ N, 103° 12.446′ W. Marker is in Clayton, New Mexico, in Union County. Marker is on U.S. 412 at milepost 81, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton NM 88415, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rabbit Ear Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Jack Ketchum (approx. 1.6 miles away); Clayton Dinosaur Trackway (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different Rabbit Ear Mountain (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Clayton (approx. 2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail - Cimarron Cutoff / Clayton (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.