Las Cruces on the Camino Real

Las Cruces on the Camino Real (HM158C)

Location: Las Cruces, NM 88005 Dona Ana County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 16.865', W 106° 51.956'

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Population 74,267 — Elevation 3,909

In 1849, following the Mexican War, fields were first broken in Las Cruces. The town became a flourishing stop on the Camino Real, deriving its name, "The Crosses", from the marking of graves of victims of an Apache attack. Las Cruces since 1881 has been the county seat of Do?a Ana County.
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HM NumberHM158C
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 7:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 324278 N 3573120
Decimal Degrees32.28108333, -106.86593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 16.865', W 106° 51.956'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 16' 51.90" N, 106° 51' 57.36" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Scenic Overlook, Las Cruces NM 88005, US
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