Fort Sumner

Fort Sumner (HM1EEM)

Location: Fort Sumner, NM 88119 De Baca County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 27.707', W 104° 12.854'

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Population 1,250 - Elevation 4,028 ft.

Named for the fort built in 1862 to guard the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation, the town of Fort Sumner grew out of settlements clustering around the Maxwell family properties. It moved to its present site with the construction of the Belen Cutoff of the Santa Fe Railroad around 1907.
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Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 572169 N 3813639
Decimal Degrees34.46178333, -104.21423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 27.707', W 104° 12.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 27' 42.42" N, 104° 12' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Brigham Young Rd, Fort Sumner NM 88119, US
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