Union County, New Mexico

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Union County
Union County Courthouse in Clayton
Map of New Mexico highlighting Union County
Location within the U.S. state of New Mexico
Map of the United States highlighting New Mexico
New Mexico's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°29′N 103°28′W / 36.48°N 103.47°W / 36.48; -103.47
Country United States
State New Mexico
FoundedJanuary 1, 1894
Largest townClayton
 • Total3,831 sq mi (9,920 km2)
 • Land3,824 sq mi (9,900 km2)
 • Water7.1 sq mi (18 km2)  0.2%
 • Total4,079
 • Density1.1/sq mi (0.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district3rd

Union County is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2020 census, the population was 4,079,[1] making it the fourth-least populous county in New Mexico. Its county seat is Clayton.[2] The county was formed in 1894.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Union County, New Mexico". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "New Mexico: Consolidated Chronology of State and County Boundaries". New Mexico Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2007. Archived from the original on August 22, 2016. Retrieved January 2, 2015.