Mayhill, New Mexico

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Mayhill, New Mexico
Mayhill, New Mexico is located in New Mexico
Mayhill, New Mexico
Mayhill, New Mexico
Location within the state of New Mexico
Coordinates: 32°53′23″N 105°28′41″W / 32.88972°N 105.47806°W / 32.88972; -105.47806
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Otero
Elevation 6,581 ft (2,006 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)

Mayhill is a small unincorporated community in Otero County, New Mexico, United States. It is surrounded by the Lincoln National Forest on the eastern slope of the Sacramento Mountains, at the confluence of James Canyon and Rio Penasco, about 17 miles east of Cloudcroft.[1] Elevation is 6581 feet. Mayhill includes a post office, a restaurant, and a gas station. The village is almost entirely residential, consisting largely of vacation homes and summer cabins. Farming and ranching are also important economic activities in the area.[2]

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Coordinates: 32°53′23″N 105°28′41″W / 32.88972°N 105.47806°W / 32.88972; -105.47806