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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Santa Fe Trail series list.
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 left 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 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).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 794 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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?