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New Mexico Profile

In 1540, the Spanish conquistador Coronado trekked through the area known today as New Mexico in search of the fabled seven cities of gold. New Mexico, called the "Land of Enchantment," was the 47th state, entering the Union in 1912. Part of the "Old West," New Mexico was a place known for cowboys and cattle drives. The influence of the Apache Indians who live there is evident in the artwork and culture. The Pueblo Indian presence is also very apparent, most visibly in the tribe's buildings. The state also has a large Hispanic population, as New Mexico was under Spanish control from the 16th century until about 1846. The capital city of Santa Fe, founded in 1610, has the oldest continually used seat of government in North America. The state flower is the yucca ...Read more here: New Mexico - The Land of Enchantment

Capital City:
Santa Fe
Nickname:
Land of Enchantment
Motto:
Crescit Eundo (It Grows As It Goes)
Statehood:
January 6, 1912 (47th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named by the Spanish for lands north of the Rio Grande River.
Largest Cities:
Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Roswell
Border States:
Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah
Land Area:
121,359 sq. mi., 5th largest
State Bird:
Roadrunner
State Flower:
Yucca Flower (yucca glauca)
State Tree:
Piñon (pinus edulis)
State Songs:
O, Fair New Mexico Asi es Nuevo Mejico

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New Mexico Schools

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Elementary Schools

Lybrook Elementary
(505) 568-4491
St. Rd 44, Hcr 17
Cuba, NM 87013
Puesta Del Sol Elementary
(505) 892-6800
1100 Hood Road Se
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Middle Schools

Houston Jr High
(505) 393-7129
300 North Houston
Hobbs, NM 88240
Roots & Wings Comm.
(505) 737-5826
35 Old Lama Road
El Prado, NM 87556

High Schools

Belen High
(505) 864-7469
1619 West Delgado
Belen, NM 87002
Charter Voc High Sch
(505) 341-0888
1011 Lamberton Place Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Sex Offender Information for New Mexico

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In New Mexico, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.nmsexoffender.dps.state.nm.us/servlet/hit_serv.class. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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