De Baca County was created February 28, 1917 from Guadalupe, Chaves, and Roosevelt counties. Named for Ezequiel Cabeza de Baca, the second governor of New Mexico. The county seat is Fort Sumner, NM. Click here for county history.
Check out these places: Fort Sumner ; Gerhardt Valley ; Ricardo; Taiban ; Yeso ; El Yeso Ranch.
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From Nov. 17, 1997
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