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Wagon Mound
New Mexico

ZipCodes
87752




Page Contents for Wagon Mound, New Mexico

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Statistics & Facts

The New Mexico state capital is Santa Fe.
The population of Wagon Mound is approximately 319 (1990), 314 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 209 (1990), 160 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wagon Mound is 4.564 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wagon Mound to Washington DC is 1583 miles.
The distance to the New Mexico state capital is 73 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wagon Mound is positioned 36.00 degrees north of the equator and 104.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northeastern New Mexico northeast of Las Vegas, NM near I-25.
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History & History Related Items

Wagon Mound is a small town just off interstate 25 in northeastern New Mexico. There is a small butte next to the town that a looks like a wagon and is responsible for the name of the town. There is a legend that says that an Indian chief buried a treasure before he died on which he put a curse. Everyone moved out once the curse set in and the town went from 5000 to 300 people. This legend was told by a man who had been in the town for generations. The town was known as Santa Clara before the name was changed to Wagon Mound.
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Wagon Mound City Government

US Post Office
PO Box 9998
Wagon Mound, NM 87752
Phone: (505) 666-2352

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