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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

Loma Linda Elementary
(505) 882-6000
1451 Donaldson Ave.
Anthony, NM 88021
Sunset Elementary
(505) 625-8216
25 Martin
Roswell, NM 88201

Middle Schools

James Monroe Middle
(505) 897-0101
6100 Paradise Blvd. Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Thoreau Middle
(505) 862-7463
#8 Hawk Circle
Thoreau, NM 87323

High Schools

Clovis High
(505) 769-4350
1900 Thornton
Clovis, NM 88101
Hagerman High
(505) 752-3283
406 North Cambridge
Hagerman, NM 88232

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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