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Duran, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Torrance
Area
 • Total 4.692 sq mi (12.15 km2)
 • Land 4.692 sq mi (12.15 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
6,276 ft (1,913 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 35
 • Density 7.46/sq mi (2.88/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 898762

Duran is a census-designated place in Torrance County, New Mexico, United States. Duran is located at the junction of U.S. Route 54 and New Mexico State Road 3 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Vaughn. As of the 2010 census, its population was 35.

Duran, New Mexico
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History

Duran was laid out in 1902 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office has been in operation at Duran since 1902.

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