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New Mexico (NM) - Real Estate
New Mexico Real Estate Commission
5200 Oakland Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 222-9820 - Fax (505) 222-9886
REALTORS® Association of New
2201 Brothers Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 982-2442 - (800) 224-2282 - Fax (505) 983-8809
"At Home in the Land of Enchantment"
The Land of Enchantment
New Mexico joined the union in 1912 as the 47th state. The capital
is Santa Fe.
It is bordered by Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Utah.
The largest cities are Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho
New Mexico's agriculture includes cattle, chilies, hay and dairy products. Its
industry includes petroleum and coal products, printing and publishing,
stone, glass and clay products and tourism.
New Mexico's symbols are:
is the yucca (its leaves can make rope, baskets and sandals)
the pinon pine
is the black bear
Fish is the cutthroat trout
Vegetable is the chili and the frijoli (bean)
Gem is the turquoise
Insect is the tarantula hawk
Question is "red or green?" referring to the two types of
Didja know ….?
is the highest capital city in the United States at 7,000 feet elevation?
has the lowest land to water ratio of any other state?
first atomic bomb was detonated at White Sands Testing Facility near Alamogordo
no sand at White Sands National Monument. It is gypsum crystals.
the oldest public buildings in the US is the Palace of Governors in Santa Fe.
It was built in 1610.
of New Mexico is forested.
The Bear came from a fire in one of New Mexico's forests.
the Nation's largest Native American Group, have a reservation that covers
14 million Acres.
isolated villages, such as Truchas, Chimayo', and Coyote in north-central New
Mexico, some descendants of Spanish conquistadors still speak a form of 16th
century Spanish used no where else in the world today.
Valley, miners discovered silver in veins so pure that the metal could be sawn
off in blocks, instead of having to be dug out by traditional methods.
the height of the so-called lawless era of the late 1800' when Lew Wallace
served as territorial Governor, he wrote the popular historical novel Ben-Hur.
thousands of bats live in the Carlsbad Caverns. The largest chamber of Carlsbad
Caverns is more than 10 football fields long and about 22 stories high.
area where missiles are tested toady, arrowheads dating back thousands of years
are found. New Mexico's history has a huge range of years as well as of cultures
making it a rare state indeed.
Santa Fe is a center for artist of all types and is a wonderful place
to wander and shop. The countryside is colorful and peaceful. It
is easy to fall in love with the area. Don't forget to check
out the Lorretto Chapel's Miraculous Staircase. Then there is
the Carlsbad Caverns in the south as well as the mysteries of Roswell's
There is plenty to do and see in New Mexico .
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