Near Las Cruces in Dona Ana County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Las Cruces on the Camino Real
Population 74,267 -- Elevation 3,909
Location. 32° 16.865′ N, 106° 51.956′ W. Marker is near Las Cruces, New Mexico, in Dona Ana County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10 at milepost 136. Touch for map. Marker is on the south side of the rest rooms at the east bound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Las Cruces NM 88005, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rio Grande (approx. 3.1 miles away); La Mesilla (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named La Mesilla (approx. 4.1 miles away); Butterfield Overland Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Gadsden Purchase Celebration (approx. 4.2 miles away); Head Quarters, Dept. of New Mexico (approx. 4.2 miles away); All Servicemen and Women (approx. 4.2 miles away); Plaza de Mesilla (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Cruces.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.