New Mexico Historical

New Mexico Historical (HM1UB7)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.568', W 76° 46.959'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

Capital-Santa Fe

The region was controlled by the Spanish and in 1609-10 Santa Fe was founded and became the colony's capital. Mexico won its independence in 1821 and controlled the region after that. Most of New Mexico was acquired by the United States at the end of the Mexican War in 1848, and in 1850 the New Mexico Territory was established. In 1853, the United States bought the land which forms the present boundary with Mexico in the Gadsden Purchase.

1540-Explored by Francisco Vasquez de Coronado for Spain 1598-Settled by Spanish missionaries 1912-Admitted to the Union as the 47th state.
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Date Added Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341850 N 4121447
Decimal Degrees37.22613333, -76.78265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.568', W 76° 46.959'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 34.08" N, 76° 46' 57.54" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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