Map of NM Showing County Seats and Boundaries 1908

This map shows the New Mexico county boundaries as they existed in 1908 when the territory was seeking statehood. It also shows the proposed Curry County, named after then-Territorial Governor George Curry, which became a county in 1909.
RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives

Document Type: Map
Historical Event: Statehood (1912)
Sub Event: Borders and Counties
Origin: Legislative Archives, National Archives
Author: Clason Map Company
Permission: Public Domain
Contributor: Tammie Torres
Albuquerque Historical Society

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