New Mexico

established Jan. 6, 1912 formerly known as New Mexico Territory
flag of New Mexico
seal of New Mexico
New Mexico two letter code: NM
capital: Santa Fe est. 1610
Cactus State
Land of Enchantment
Land of Sunshine
40 Counties:
Bernalillo County
Catron County
Chaves County
Cibola County
Colfax County
Curry County
De Baca County
Doña Ana County
Eddy County
Grant County
Guadalupe County
Harding County
Hidalgo County
Lea County
Lincoln County
Los Alamos County
Luna County
McKinley County
Mora County
Otero County
Otero County/Doña Ana County
Quay County
Rio Arriba County
Rio Arriba County/Santa Fe County
Roosevelt County
San Juan County
San Juan County/McKinley County
San Miguel County
San Miguel County/Harding County
Sandoval County
Sandoval County/Bernalillo County
Sandoval County/Santa Fe County/Bernalillo County
Santa Fe County
Sierra County
Socorro County
Taos County
Torrance County
Torrance County/Bernalillo County
Union County
Valencia County
5 Neighboring States:
2 Areacodes:
505     575    
Airport : 136
Heliport : 32
Seaplane Base : 1
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 5
State Motto: Crescit eundo
english translation: It grows as it goes
Highest point in New Mexico: Wheeler Peak , 13161 feet
fossil Coelophysis
fossil scientific name Coelophysis bauri
tree Piñon Pine
tree binomial nomenclature Pinus edulis
flower Yucca flower
flower scientificname Yucca
grass Blue grama
grass scientific name Bouteloua gracilis
fish Rio Grande cutthroat trout
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus clarki (subspecies virginalis)
bird Roadrunner
reptile New Mexico whiptail lizard
reptile scientific name Cnemidophorus neomexicanus
insect Tarantula hawk wasp
insect scientific name Pepsis grossa
butterfly Sandia hairstreak butterfly
butterfly binomial nomenclature Callophrys mcfarlandi
amphibian New Mexico spadefoot toad
amphibian binomial nomenclature Spea multiplicata
land mammal American black bear
gemstone Turquoise
zipcodes for New Mexico : 81137 86515 87001 87002 87004 87005 87006
all 357 zipcodes for New Mexico
Crime Chart New Mexico Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 2,085,572 318,857,056
violent crimes 12,4591,197,987
violent crime rate597.4375.7
murder and manslaughter10114,249
murder and manslaughter rate4.84.5
rape rate70.736.6
robbery rate100.0102.2
aggravated assault8,797741,291
aggravated assault rate421.8232.5
property crimes73,8778,277,829
property crime rate3542.32596.1
burglary rate887.3542.5
larceny theft49,0825,858,496
larceny theft rate2353.41837.3
motor vechicle theft6,290689,527
motor vehicle theft rate301.6216.2
Alamogordo (30,753)
Albuquerque (559,121)
Artesia (12,036)
Carlsbad (28,957)
Chaparral (13,905)
Clovis (39,480)
Deming (14,522)
Española (10,066)
Farmington (42,871)
Gallup (23,240)
Hobbs (38,416)
Las Cruces (101,643)
Las Vegas (13,386)
Los Alamos (11,843)
Los Lunas (15,336)
Lovington (11,800)
North Valley (11,189)
Portales (11,995)
Rio Rancho (94,171)
Roswell (48,544)
Santa Fe (84,099)
Silver City (10,004)
South Valley (41,760)
Sunland Park (15,940)