Columbus (HMP9T)

Location: Columbus, NM 88029 Luna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.54', W 107° 38.957'

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Columbus was founded in 1891 as a U.S./Mexico border station but eventually coalesced around the railroad station three miles to the north in 1903. The area's history is tied to a March 9, 1916, raid on Columbus by Mexican revolutionary leader Francisco "Pancho" Villa. President Woodrow Wilson dispatched General John J. Pershing and 10,000 troops into Mexico to pursue Villa. This punitive expedition ultimately failed.
HM NumberHMP9T
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 249338 N 3527867
Decimal Degrees31.85900000, -107.64928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.54', W 107° 38.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 32.40" N, 107° 38' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-26 Columbus Rd, Columbus NM 88029, US
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