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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Colfax County, New Mexico.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.

There are 28 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 2 National Historic Landmarks. All of the places within the county on the National Register are also listed on the State Register of Cultural Properties with the exception of the Folsom Site and Raton Pass National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
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Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Catskill Charcoal Ovens
January 30, 1978
(#78001813)
35 miles (56 km) west of Raton
36°56′07″N 104°46′36″W / 36.935278°N 104.776667°W / 36.935278; -104.776667 (Catskill Charcoal Ovens)
Raton
2 Cimarron Historic District
Cimarron Historic District
April 3, 1973
(#73001140)
Southern edge of city along State Road 21
36°30′16″N 104°55′17″W / 36.504444°N 104.921389°W / 36.504444; -104.921389 (Cimarron Historic District)
Cimarron
3 Clifton House Site
Clifton House Site
April 7, 1995
(#94000325)
Address Restricted
Raton
4 Colfax County Courthouse
Colfax County Courthouse
June 18, 1987
(#87000882)
3rd and Savage
36°54′15″N 104°26′26″W / 36.904167°N 104.440556°W / 36.904167; -104.440556 (Colfax County Courthouse)
Raton
5 Colfax County Courthouse in Springer
Colfax County Courthouse in Springer
December 7, 1987
(#87000883)
614 Maxwell Ave.
36°29′53″N 104°35′27″W / 36.498056°N 104.590833°W / 36.498056; -104.590833 (Colfax County Courthouse in Springer)
Springer
6 Columbian School
Columbian School
March 15, 1996
(#96000261)
700 N. 2nd St.
36°54′36″N 104°26′13″W / 36.91°N 104.436944°W / 36.91; -104.436944 (Columbian School)
Raton
7 R.H. Cowan Livery Stable
R.H. Cowan Livery Stable
August 3, 1979
(#79001538)
220 Maxwell Ave.
36°21′34″N 104°35′41″W / 36.359444°N 104.594722°W / 36.359444; -104.594722 (R.H. Cowan Livery Stable)
Springer
8 Dawson Cemetery
April 9, 1992
(#92000249)
Approximately 4 miles northwest of the junction of U.S. Route 64 and the Dawson Rd.
36°39′19″N 104°46′02″W / 36.655278°N 104.767222°W / 36.655278; -104.767222 (Dawson Cemetery)
Dawson
9 Dorsey Mansion
September 4, 1970
(#70000399)
About 12 miles northeast of Abbott off U.S. Route 56
36°29′12″N 104°11′28″W / 36.486667°N 104.191111°W / 36.486667; -104.191111 (Dorsey Mansion)
Abbott
10 Eagle Nest Dam
Eagle Nest Dam
April 18, 1979
(#79001537)
3 miles southeast of Eagle Nest off U.S. Route 64
36°31′54″N 105°13′44″W / 36.531667°N 105.228889°W / 36.531667; -105.228889 (Eagle Nest Dam)
Eagle Nest
11 El Raton Theater
El Raton Theater
January 17, 2007
(#06001250)
115 N. 2nd St.
36°54′15″N 104°26′21″W / 36.904167°N 104.439167°W / 36.904167; -104.439167 (El Raton Theater)
Raton
12 El Vado de las Piedras and the Santa Fe Trail-Colfax County Trail Segments
April 21, 1994
(#94000327)
1.5 miles south of U.S. Route 56 at the Canadian River
36°18′10″N 104°29′21″W / 36.302778°N 104.489167°W / 36.302778; -104.489167 (El Vado de las Piedras and the Santa Fe Trail-Colfax County Trail Segments)
Springer
13 Folsom Site
Folsom Site
October 15, 1966
(#66000473)
Address Restricted
Folsom
14 Immanuel Lutheran Church
Immanuel Lutheran Church
February 23, 2015
(#15000026)
307 Summit Ave.
36°21′36″N 104°35′31″W / 36.360124°N 104.591885°W / 36.360124; -104.591885 (Immanuel Lutheran Church)
Springer
15 Kearny School
Kearny School
March 15, 1996
(#96000259)
800 S. 3rd St.
36°53′42″N 104°26′32″W / 36.895°N 104.442222°W / 36.895; -104.442222 (Kearny School)
Raton
16 Longfellow School
Longfellow School
March 15, 1996
(#96000262)
700 E. 4th St.
36°53′53″N 104°26′04″W / 36.898056°N 104.434444°W / 36.898056; -104.434444 (Longfellow School)
Raton
17 Maxwell-Abreu and North (Martinez) Houses
June 23, 1993
(#93000253)
Northwestern corner of the junction of State Road 121 and Rayado Creek
36°22′04″N 104°55′49″W / 36.367778°N 104.930278°W / 36.367778; -104.930278 (Maxwell-Abreu and North (Martinez) Houses)
Cimarron
18 Mills House
October 6, 1970
(#70000400)
509 1st St.
36°21′26″N 104°35′30″W / 36.357222°N 104.591667°W / 36.357222; -104.591667 (Mills House)
Springer
19 Original Townsite Historic District
Original Townsite Historic District
March 27, 2008
(#08000230)
Roughly bounded by Clark and Cimmaron Aves. and S. 2nd and S. 7th Sts.
36°53′58″N 104°26′37″W / 36.89939°N 104.44359°W / 36.89939; -104.44359 (Original Townsite Historic District)
Raton
20 Point of Rocks Historic District
April 21, 1994
(#94000328)
Jones Well Rd., 1.5 miles east of Point of Rocks Rd.
36°25′19″N 104°09′32″W / 36.421944°N 104.158889°W / 36.421944; -104.158889 (Point of Rocks Historic District)
Springer
21 Raton Armory
Raton Armory
March 15, 1996
(#96000260)
901 S. 3rd St.
36°53′33″N 104°26′33″W / 36.8925°N 104.4425°W / 36.8925; -104.4425 (Raton Armory)
Raton
22 Raton Downtown Historic District
Raton Downtown Historic District
October 21, 1977
(#77000923)
Roughly bounded by Rio Grande, Clark, 1st and 3rd Sts.; also roughly bounded by 3rd St., Apache & Parsons Aves.
36°53′58″N 104°26′21″W / 36.899444°N 104.439167°W / 36.899444; -104.439167 (Raton Downtown Historic District)
Raton Second set of addresses represents a boundary increase April 30, 2015.
23 Raton Junior-Senior High School
Raton Junior-Senior High School
March 15, 1996
(#96000263)
500 S. 3rd St.
36°53′51″N 104°26′31″W / 36.8975°N 104.441944°W / 36.8975; -104.441944 (Raton Junior-Senior High School)
Raton
24 Raton Pass
Raton Pass
October 15, 1966
(#66000474)
U.S. Routes 85/87 on the Colorado/New Mexico border
36°59′19″N 104°29′11″W / 36.988611°N 104.486389°W / 36.988611; -104.486389 (Raton Pass)
Raton
25 Raton Pass Scenic Highway
September 17, 2015
(#15000605)
Roughly from .1 mi. from jct. of Hill St. & Moulton Ave. continuing approx. 1.5 mi. on Scenic Hwy.
36°54′12″N 104°26′56″W / 36.9032°N 104.4489°W / 36.9032; -104.4489 (Raton Pass Scenic Highway)
Raton
26 The Ring Place
July 19, 1988
(#88001054)
Questa Ranger District in the Carson National Forest, Forest Rds. 1950 and 1918A
36°46′21″N 105°07′16″W / 36.7725°N 105.121111°W / 36.7725; -105.121111 (The Ring Place)
Cimarron
27 St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church
St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church
January 18, 1978
(#78001814)
17 miles (27 km) east of Raton on State Road 72 and Johnson Mesa
36°54′52″N 104°12′18″W / 36.914444°N 104.205°W / 36.914444; -104.205 (St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church)
Raton
28 Villa Philmonte Historic District
Villa Philmonte Historic District
August 18, 1995
(#95001018)
Philmont Scout Ranch
36°27′33″N 104°56′56″W / 36.459167°N 104.948889°W / 36.459167; -104.948889 (Villa Philmonte Historic District)
Cimarron
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