There are many well-known and famous people who call New Mexico home. In fact, we created a list of 11 famous people who hail from the Land of Enchantment. However, there is one who you may not know by name but you likely know his works. For example, are you familiar with the Flintstones? Scooby-Doo? Tom and Jerry? If so, you have William Hanna, an American animator, to thank. He was born in Melrose, New Mexico, a charming small town that many New Mexicans don’t even know exists.

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Have you ever been to Melrose, New Mexico? Did you know that William Hanna is from this small village? What are some of your favorite things to do nearby? Let us know in the comments!

Do you love New Mexico? We sure do and we can name lots of reasons why the Land of Enchantment is the best place in the country. In fact, here are just 18 reasons why New Mexico is truly an awesome place to call home.

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