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Quay County: Home to dozens of ghost towns


January 8, 2020

Ron Warnick

The Anniston Cemetery, which overlooks a hill near Highway 469 north of San Jon, remains the only evidence of the long-vanished town of Anniston.

On a wall of the Quay County Clerk's office hangs a 1964 map of ghost towns in New Mexico.

The New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources compiled the map, of which copies are available from the office for a fee. In Quay County, the map show...

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