Hachita (HMP9O)

Location: Hachita, NM 88040 Grant County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 55.133', W 108° 19.443'

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Located in the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hachita was founded around 1875 as a mining camp. The mountains supplied the camp not only with silver and copper, but also its name, "little hatchet." By 1884 Hachita grew to 300 residents. Soon after 1900, when railroad tracks were laid nine miles east of Hachita, another settlement sprang up, drawing away residents and dividing the community into Old Hachita and New Hachita. Hachita also served as the base for forces when the "punitive expedition" was organized in retaliation of Pancho Villa's raid upon Columbus in 1916.
HM NumberHMP9O
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 753020 N 3534569
Decimal Degrees31.91888333, -108.32405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 55.133', W 108° 19.443'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 55' 7.98" N, 108° 19' 26.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-26 Railroad Ave, Hachita NM 88040, US
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