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Faywood, New Mexico
|• Total||0.526 sq mi (1.36 km2)|
|• Land||0.526 sq mi (1.36 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||5,216 ft (1,590 m)|
|• Density||62.7/sq mi (24.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2584099|
Faywood is a census-designated place in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 33 as of the 2010 census. Faywood has a post office with ZIP code 88034. It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) north of US 180 on NM 61.
The area was the site of hot springs which drew visitors since 1859 when a hotel and bath house was built by William Watts. By 1900 the Faywood settlement was created and named for the developers of the Faywood Hot Springs, J.C. Fay, William Lockwood. A third developer was T.C. McDermott. The post office was moved northeast to Dwyer, but is still named the Faywood Post Office.
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