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Dwyer, New Mexico
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Grant
Elevation 5,200 ft (1,600 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 575
GNIS feature ID 920591

Dwyer is an unincorporated community in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. It is located southeast of Silver City, along the Mimbres River, and on NM 61.

History

The settlement, first known as San Jose for its church, had a post office from 1895 to 1917. The post office in Dwyer was moved northeast from Faywood is still named the Faywood Post Office and the settlement was renamed Dwyer for an 1883 homesteader, G.W. Dwyer.


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