New Mexico State Road 12

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State Road 12

NM 1 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NMDOT
Length74.297 mi[1] (119.569 km)
Major junctions
West end US 180 near Reserve
Major intersections NM 435 in Reserve
NM 32 in Apache Creek
East end US 60 in Datil
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
Highway system
  • New Mexico State Highway System
NM 11 NM 13

New Mexico State Road 12 (NM 12) is a primarily west–east state road in western New Mexico. The road is 74.3 miles (119.6 km) long and runs from U.S. Route 180 (US 180) west of Reserve to US 60 in Datil. NM 12 is located entirely within Catron County. The road's original alignment ran south from its western terminus to near Mule Creek, but this section was later removed. The road was designated a State Highway by the New Mexico legislature in 1917.[2] State Road 12 was paved during the 1950s.[3]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Catron County.

0.0000.000 US 180 – Silver City, Eagar, AZWestern terminus
NM 435 south (Main Street) – San Francisco Plaza
Northern terminus of NM 435
Apache Creek19.24930.978
NM 32 north – Quemado
Southern terminus of NM 32
Datil74.297119.569 US 60 – Socorro, Eagar, AZEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ "Posted Route–Legal Description" (PDF). New Mexico Department of Transportation. March 16, 2010. p. 4. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
  2. ^ Laws of the State of New Mexico; Third State Legislature; H. B. No. 344; Approved March 13, 1917.
  3. ^ The Unofficial New Mexico Highways Page - State Routes 1-25
  4. ^ "TIMS Road Segments by Posted Route/Point with AADT Info; NM, NMX-Routes" (PDF). New Mexico Department of Transportation. April 3, 2013. p. 5. Retrieved December 26, 2013.

External links

Geographic data related to New Mexico State Road 12 at OpenStreetMap