Grant County, New Mexico

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Grant County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,514.[1] Its county seat is Silver City.[2]

The county was founded in 1868 and named for Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved September 29, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 141.