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State Information: NEW MEXICO
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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
- Land of Enchantment
- Crescit Eundo (It Grows As It Goes)
- 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:
- State Flower:
- Yucca Flower (yucca glauca)
- State Tree:
- Piñon (pinus edulis)
- State Songs:
- O, Fair New Mexico Asi es Nuevo Mejico
Featured Community Websites in New Mexico
- ANNA (Academy North Neighborhood Association)
- Classic Uptown Neighborhood Association
- Heritage East Association of Residents (HEAR)
- Las Terrazas Neighborhood Association
- Laurelwood Neighborhood Association
- Matheson Park Neighborhood Association
- Mossman Neighborhood Association
- South Los Altos Neighborhood Assoc.
- South San Pedro Neighborhood Association
- The Inn at Taos Ski Valley HOA
Real Estate & Home Values in New Mexico
Home Buyer and Seller Resources
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- First Time Homebuyers Guide
- Financial Assistance for First Time Homebuyers
- Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
- Homeowners insurance: What you need to know
- Home Maintenance Checklist
- What Is A Short Sale?
- What Is A Deed-In-Lieu?
- Reverse mortgage: the pros and cons
- How to Sell Your Home In a Down Market
- 2009 Mortgage Bailout Explained
- Obama Stimulus Plan FAQ
- Find Foreclosures In Your Area
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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in New Mexico
New Mexico Schools
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- Cochiti Headstart
- (505) 867-5547
- Quail Hill Trail
- Bernalillo, NM 87041
- Roosevelt Elementary
- (505) 863-5582
- 400 East Logan
- Gallup, NM 87301
- Maxwell Middle
- (505) 375-2371
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- Maxwell, NM 87728
- Twenty First Century
- (505) 244-3248
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- Albuquerque, NM 87107
- Broad Horizons Alt.
- (505) 356-5831
- 1034 Community Way
- Portales, NM 88130
- Floyd High
- (505) 478-2212
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- Floyd, NM 88118
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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