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Cannon AFB Guide_2019 Welcome

Welcome to new mexico! Part of the Llano Estacado (Staked Plains), Curry and Roosevelt counties both are in eastern New Mexico, with Curry County in the middle of the state’s eastern border, on the New Mexico-Texas line, and Roosevelt County just south of Curry County.

Curry County has a population of approximately 50,000 and is home to the city of Clovis, the county seat, and Cannon Air Force Base. Roosevelt County has approximately 19,000 residents, and its county seat is Portales.

The counties are rich in historical and cultural attractions, plus modern amenities. In addition to their sweeping landscapes, open skies and serene natural settings, there are archeological sites, museums and parks. Outdoor activities abound, among them fishing, golfing, horseback riding and camping.

There are also shopping, dining and nightlife opportunities to explore. Annual events and festivals celebrate everything from the area’s pioneers to the Valencia peanut and showcase the vibrancy of New Mexico.


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