Navajo City, New Mexico

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Coordinates: 36°45′06″N 107°35′59″W / 36.75167°N 107.59972°W / 36.75167; -107.59972 Navajo City is an unincorporated community in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States, just north of the Navajo Indian Reservation in the northeaster part of the state. It is at the intersection of U.S. Route 64 and New Mexico State Road 539.

History[edit]

Navajos had settled in this area as early as 1630.[1] The Hubbell family had a trading post here between 1880 and1882.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wagner, Marilyn R. ; Travis, Richard W. and Jett, Stephen C. (September 1979) "In Search of the Navajo's Canadian Connection" Annals of the Association of American Geographers 69(3): pp. 480-485, p. 481
  2. ^ "Hubbell Trading Post - National Historic Site" National Park Service, USA