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Union County Cooperative Extension Service

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Union County has a population of 4,174 and a median income of $26,320. The county contains approximately 3 million acres of High Plains short grass prairie,

Mountain terrain and 3 major riparian areas. There are approximately 40,000 acres of federal land in the Kiowa National Grasslands and Capulin National Monument.

Agriculture is the major economy of the county with 97% of the land in production, and is responsible for over $275 million in cash receipts annually.

Attractions include the Capulin National Monument, Clayton Lake State Park, and Dinosaur Tracks.

Contact information

100 Court Street - County Courthouse
PO Box 428
Clayton, NM, 88415
Phone: 575-374-9361
Fax: 575-374-2830
Email: union@nmsu.edu
URL: http://unionextension.nmsu.edu

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