Fort Sumner

Fort Sumner (HM1EEN)

Location: Fort Sumner, NM 88119 De Baca County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 28.308', W 104° 15.645'

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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.
Placed ByNew Mexico Historic Preservation Division
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 12:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 567889 N 3814718
Decimal Degrees34.47180000, -104.26075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.308', W 104° 15.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 18.48" N, 104° 15' 38.70" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 W Sumner Ave, Fort Sumner NM 88119, US
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