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
SeatClayton
Largest townClayton
Area
 • Total3,831 sq mi (9,920 km2)
 • Land3,824 sq mi (9,900 km2)
 • Water7.1 sq mi (18 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
4,118
 • Density1.2/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.unionnm.us/home.html

Union County is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,549,[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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  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. Retrieved January 2, 2015.