Tucumcari in Quay County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Population 6,765 - Elevation 4,096
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 35° 10.326′ N, 103° 41.624′ W. Marker is in Tucumcari, New Mexico, in Quay County. Marker is on East Tucumcari Boulevard, half a mile west of Quay Road Am, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tucumcari NM 88401, 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. Tucumcari Mountain (a few steps from this marker); Comanche Country (approx. ¾ mile away); Blue Swallow Motel A Route 66 Classic (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Tucumcari (approx. 1½ miles away); Fort Bascom (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Tucumcari Mountain (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Tucumcari Mountain (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucumcari.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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