About New Mexico

Here are some quick facts about New Mexico:

 

Highest Point Wheeler Peak, northeast of Taos,
13,161 feet
Lowest Point Red Bluff Reservoir, along the Texas border south of Carlsbad
State Capital Santa Fe
Statehood Day January 6, 1912 (47th state)
State Tree Pinon
State Grass Blue Grama
State Bird Roadrunner
State Fish Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout
State Animal Black Bear
State Vegetables Chile and Pinto Beans
State Gem Turquoise
State Fossil Coelophysis
State Insect Tarantula Hawk Wasp
State Cookie Bizcochito