Greens Gap, New Mexico

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Greens Gap is an extinct town in Catron County, in the U.S. state of New Mexico. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office was established at Greens Gap in 1918, and remained in operation until 1942.[2] The community was named after the local Green family, early settlers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Greens Gap, New Mexico
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Greens Gap Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Boyle, Dixie (Feb 5, 2009). "A few ghost towns in Catron County". Mountain Mail. pp. B4. Retrieved 11 September 2016.

Coordinates: 34°05′41″N 108°08′34″W / 34.09472°N 108.14278°W / 34.09472; -108.14278