Most People Have No Idea These 9 New Mexico Towns Have Secret Identities

You think you know a town – you can rattle off which local restaurant has the best enchiladas, your secret shortcut when driving, and which places let you mooch wi-fi without making you purchase endless cups of coffee. Then you discover that your beloved town is hiding a secret identity. In fact, it has an alter ego! Here are 9 towns in New Mexico that used to be known by other names.

Did any of these surprise you? It certainly makes you curious about all the pieces of history that have been lost to time. Check out these bizarre incidents in our state’s past that you probably never learned about in school.