Raton in Colfax County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Population 8,225 – Elevation 6,379
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
Location. 36° 53.107′ N, 104° 25.179′ W. Marker is in Raton, New Mexico, in Colfax County. Marker is on U.S. 64 at milepost 350, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raton NM 87740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Automobile in New Mexico (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Mountain Route (approx. 1.1 miles away); Road to Santa Fe - Over the Pass / Santa Fe Trail Country - "Uncle Dick" Wootton (approx. 8.2 miles away in Raton Pass (approx. 8.3 miles away in Colorado).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on October 12, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.