Doña Ana County, New Mexico

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Doña Ana County is a county located in the southern part of the state of New Mexico, in the United States. As of the 2020 census, the population was 219,561.[1] It is the second-most populated county in New Mexico. Its county seat is Las Cruces.[2] The county is named for Doña Ana Robledo, who died there in 1680 while fleeing the Pueblo Revolt.[3]

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  1. "QuickFacts: Doña Ana County, New Mexico". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 16, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Doña Ana Historical Marker". The Historical Marker Database. Retrieved June 3, 2018.