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15 Slow-Paced Small Towns in New Mexico Where Life Is Still Simple

If New Mexico were a quilt, then small towns would form the bulk of the fabric holding our state together. Life there is vastly different than it is in the city. There’s a stronger sense of community and things move at a slower pace. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or you want to move someplace less hectic, these 15 small towns might provide the solution you’re seeking.

Have you visited or resided in any of these places? What’s your favorite of New Mexico’s many small towns?

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.