Amistad, New Mexico

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Amistad, New Mexico
Unincorporated comumunity
Amistad Museum
Amistad Museum
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Union
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code 88410
Area code(s) 575

Amistad is a small unincorporated community in Union County, New Mexico, U.S. It is located about 39 miles south of Clayton on New Mexico State Highway 402.


Amistad was a stop for cattle drives during the late 19th century. In 1906, Henry S. Wannamaker, a Congregational minister, promoted homesteading by placing ads in church newspapers. This led to more than 40 older ministers staking claims in Amistad.[1]

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Coordinates: 35°55′08″N 103°09′14″W / 35.91889°N 103.15389°W / 35.91889; -103.15389