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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
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 8 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 marker also named Rabbit Ear MountainClayton (approx. 2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Santa Fe Trail / Who Traveled The Trail? (approx. 2.2 miles away); Santa Fe Trail - Cimarron Cutoff / Clayton (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clayton.
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