Quemado, New Mexico

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Quemado, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Quemado is located in New Mexico
Quemado
Quemado
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
Area
 • 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.

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Further reading[edit]

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