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Carrizozo Historic Marker
Carrizozo, Lincoln County, New Mexico

Population 1,222 Elevation 5,438
Carrizozo, county seat of Lincoln County, was established in 1899, a new town on the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad. The ghost town of White Oaks, once a booming mining camp, is nearby. Billy the Kid, Sheriff Pat Garrett, Governor Lew Wallace, and Albert Bacon Fall all figured prominently in the history of the area.

Carrizozo Historic Marker is on Central Avenue (US-54 at milepost 122.5), 0.1 miles south of A Avenue, on the right when traveling north. It is on Central Avenue (U.S. 54 at milepost 125.3), mile north of U.S. 380, on the left when traveling north. It is on U.S. 380 at milepost 64.5, 0.2 miles west of B Avenue, on the left when traveling west. It is on U.S. 380 at milepost 65.5, mile east of U.S. 54, on the right when traveling west.

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