Most People Don’t Know How These 7 Towns In New Mexico Got Their Start
The Land of Enchantment is not only home to some unusual towns, but also some with equally strange origins. Here’s a look at a few towns and cities around New Mexico with some odd names and stories.
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How many of these town origin stories did you know? What other locations would you add to this list?
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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