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General Information About New Mexico

  • Quick Facts about New Mexico - State info
  • Quick Facts about New Mexico - State Fast Facts and Trivia
  • Fast Facts and Trivia - New Mexico Fast Facts and Trivia ew Mexico's capital city Santa Fe is the ending point of the 800 mile Santa Fe Trail. 46.The City of Truth or Consequences was once called Hot Springs. In 1950 the town changed its name to the title of a popular radio quiz program. 47.The town of Gallup calls itself the "Indian Capital of the World" and serves as a trading center for more than 20 different Indian groups. Every August it is the site of the Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial 48.New Mexico was named by 16th century Spanish explorers who hoped to find gold and wealth equal to Mexico's Aztec treasures.
  • State Flag of New Mexico
  • Great Seal of New Mexico
  • Population, altitude, and average temperature of every city and town in New Mexico
  • Southwestern etiquette and local style - How to behave on Native American lands and what to expect in "the Land of Mañana"
  • U.S. Census New Mexico site - Sift through demographic data such as basic population counts and average income and occupational information, or create your own customized charts.
  • Per capita personal income
  • Statutes and Constitution of the State of New Mexico
  • New Mexico State Constitution
  • New Mexico Administrative Code - The proverbial letter of the law, all 22 sections of it.
  • New Mexico Statutes
  • New Mexico Territorial Laws - including the Gadsden Treaty



  • Destination Guides

  • Rough Guide-New Mexico - All sorts of information about NM, specializing in the outdoorsy stuff. Its main page provides the best one-page overview of the history and geography of New Mexico.
  • New Mexico for Visitors - Wow, where did this site come from! It's almost (gasp) as comprehensive as these pages.
  • Southern New Mexico Online Magazine - Lots of informative articles about life in southern New Mexico.
  • Bienvenidos a Nuevo Mexico - New Mexico State Department of Tourism site. Great place to start your web exploration of New Mexico.
  • GuestLife New Mexico - After a slow start, this site is really getting to be a great visitors' guide.
  • OnRoute Magazine's New Mexico Destinations - Its recommendations for what to do, where to eat, and where to stay are right on the money.
  • Yahoo: New Mexico site - another excellent Yahoo site
  • New Mexico Wanderings - Wow! A phenomenal amount of information about many of the nooks and crannies in the state of New Mexico. Extensive text and pictures of over 80 different locales. (Note: the Next button on these pages is inconsistent - sometimes you have to click on the word Next, other times you have to click at the very edge of the button.)

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