Quemado, New Mexico

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Quemado, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Quemado is located in New Mexico
Location within the state of New Mexico
Coordinates: 34°20′38″N 108°29′44″W / 34.34389°N 108.49556°W / 34.34389; -108.49556Coordinates: 34°20′38″N 108°29′44″W / 34.34389°N 108.49556°W / 34.34389; -108.49556[1]
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Catron
 • Total 1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Land 1.79 sq mi (4.64 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 228
 • Density 127/sq mi (49.2/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC)
Area code(s) 575

Quemado is a census-designated place in Catron County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 228.[2] Walter De Maria's 1977 art installation, The Lightning Field, is between Quemado and Pie Town, New Mexico.

Jerry D. Thompson, historian of the American Southwest, was reared in Quemado.


Further reading[edit]

  • (1989) "Nobody's a Stranger in Quemado," New Mexico Magazine 67:3, March.
Antler tree in Quemado, 2006