Mills, New Mexico

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Mills
Unincorporated community
Mills is located in New Mexico
Mills
Mills
Location within the state of New Mexico
Coordinates: 36°05′08″N 104°15′19″W / 36.08556°N 104.25528°W / 36.08556; -104.25528Coordinates: 36°05′08″N 104°15′19″W / 36.08556°N 104.25528°W / 36.08556; -104.25528
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Harding
Elevation 6,115 ft (1,864 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 87730
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 908762

Mills is an unincorporated community in Harding County, New Mexico, founded in 1888. It lies on NM 39 eleven miles north of Roy. Mills lies within the Kiowa National Grassland. The post office there opened in 1889, was closed from 1901 to 1908, and has been open since.[1]

History[edit]

Mills was named after Melvin W. Mills, a rancher and attorney from Springer.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Julyan, Robert (1998) "Mills" Place Names of New Mexico (2nd ed.) University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico, page 229, ISBN 0-8263-1689-1
  2. ^ Pearce, T. M. (1965) "Mills" New Mexico Place Names; A Geographical Dictionary University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico, page 101, OCLC 420847