Mountainair Population 1,170 - Elevation 6,535 - Mountainair NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 30.914 W 106° 15.016
13S E 385239 N 3819995
Quick Description: Founded in 1902, Mountainair developed as a major center for pinto bean farming in the early 20th century until the drought of the 1940s.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2020 2:01:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM12YX1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member outwest63
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Long Description:
Mountainair Population 1,170 - Elevation 6,535-Founded in 1902, Mountainair developed as a major center for pinto bean farming in the early 20th century until the drought of the 1940s. The region had been occupied earlier by Tompiro and eastern Tiwa pueblo Indians from prehistoric times through the mid-17th century, when it served as a major center for Spanish Franciscan missionaries.
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