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Artesia in Eddy County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Artesia

Population 10,385 – Elevation 3,350

 
 
Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
1. Artesia Marker
Inscription. Artesia, named for the area's many artesian wells, lies on the route of the Pecos Valley cattle trails used by Charles Goodnight, Oliver Loving, and John S. Chisum. The town, established in 1903, is located in what was once part of Chisum's vast cattle empire.
 
Location. 32° 53.595′ N, 104° 24.991′ W. Marker is in Artesia, New Mexico, in Eddy County. Marker is on U.S. 285, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Artesia NM 88210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Derrick Floor (approx. 3.6 miles away); First Lady of Artesia (approx. 3.7 miles away); Independent Spirit (approx. 3.7 miles away); Castaño de Sosa’s Route (approx. 6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Artesia (approx. 11.9 miles away); Seven Rivers Cemetery (approx. 11.9 miles away); Blackdom Townsite (approx. 14.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Artesia.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
<i>rear of:</i> Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
2. rear of: Artesia Marker
Artesia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
3. Artesia Marker
Artesia, New Mexico image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
4. Artesia, New Mexico
View east on Main Street from 1st Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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