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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Santa Fe Trail marker series.
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 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton NM 88415, United States of America.
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).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 25 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?