New Mexico

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Sitemap to all highway guides covering roads across New Mexico. Photography contributions by Alex Nitzman, Andy Field, Brent Ivy and Kevin Trinkle. Many thanks to Kevin Trinkle and Phillip Dennis for accompanying us on these roadtrips through the Land of Enchantment.

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Population Statistics

State Population
1,819,046
Top County Populations
Bernalillo 556,678 Dona Ana 174,682 Santa Fe 129,292
San Juan 113,801 Sandoval 89,908 McKinley 74,798
Top City Populations
Albuquerque 448,607 Las Cruces 74,267 Santa Fe 62,203
Source: 2000 U.S. Census Data

About New Mexico

  • Capital: Santa Fe
  • Nickname: Land of Enchantment
  • Area: 121,593 square miles or 314,925 square kilometers, 5th largest
  • Statehood: 47th state; admitted January 6, 1912
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 999.90
  • Highest Point: Wheeler Peak 13,161 Feet above Sea Level