Grants (HMOD8)

Location: Grants, NM 87020 Cibola County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 7.874', W 107° 49.624'

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Population 11,451 Elevation 6500 ft

Located just north of the great lava bed known as the Malpais, Grants began as a coaling station for the Santa Fe Railroad. Around 1880 it was known as Grant's Camp, after the Canadian bridge contractor Angus A. Grant. In 1950, the area's vast uranium deposits were discovered.
HM NumberHMOD8
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 242402 N 3891255
Decimal Degrees35.13123333, -107.82706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 7.874', W 107° 49.624'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 7' 52.44" N, 107° 49' 37.44" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1822-1882 State Hwy 117, Grants NM 87020, US
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