Cliff, New Mexico
|Cliff, New Mexico|
|• Total||10.253 sq mi (26.56 km2)|
|• Land||10.253 sq mi (26.56 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||4,498 ft (1,371 m)|
|• Density||29/sq mi (11/km2)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||898744|
Cliff and the nearby town of Gila were settled in 1884, in the Gila River Valley. The area was and is primarily a ranching and farming community. The local Cliff Post Office was established on Aug 4, 1894.
The annual Grant County Fair is held annually at the adjoining fairgrounds next to Cliff High School.
Cliff schools are part of the Silver Consolidated School District. The District's main office is located in Silver City.
- Cliff Elementary School (K-6)
- Students: 124
- Teachers: 7.7
- Cliff High School (7-12)
- Students 155
- Teachers 12.1
Points of interest
- Bill Evan's Lake
- Gila Riparian Preserve
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