De Baca County

De Baca County, New Mexico

548 E Ave C
Fort Sumner, NM 88119
Phone: (505) 355-2601
Fax: (505) 355-2441

In east-central NM, west of Clovis; organized Feb 28, 1917 from Chaves, Guadalupe, and Roosevelt counties. Name Origin: For Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca (1864-1917), lt. governor (1911-16) and governor (1917) who died after six weeks in office

Area (sq mi):: 2333.83 (land 2324.87; water 8.96) Population per square mile: 0.90
Population 2005: 2,016 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.00%; 1990-2000 -0.50% Population 2000: 2,240 (White 62.80%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 35.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 15.60%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 43.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,065; median household $25,441; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,591-$21,449
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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exsanguis from De Baca County, east-central New Mexico, collected by JEC, are included in Table 1.
exsanguis from De Baca County revealed that they fall within the ranges of variation of only the lateral supraocular granules character in A.
De Baca County authorities in New Mexico are searching for the vandals who broke into the old Fort Sumner Museum where the western gunslinger's remains are kept.
He later worked for the Santa Fe New Mexican, the De Baca County News and the Taos News.