Quemado, New Mexico

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Quemado, New Mexico
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]
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
 • Total1.80 sq mi (4.66 km2)
 • Land1.79 sq mi (4.64 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
 • Total228
 • Density127/sq mi (49.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)MDT
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.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Quemado, New Mexico
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Quemado CDP, New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 16, 2014.

Further reading[edit]

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