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Chaves County, New Mexico

Chaves County New Mexico
US county information
NameChaves County
StateNew Mexico
Largest cityRoswell
US Area
Total Area6075 sq mi (15734.3 km2)
Land Area6071 sq mi (15723.9 km2)
Water Area4 sq mi (10.4 km2)
Population61382 (2000)
Density4/km2 (10.4/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 25, 1889

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Chaves County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of 2000, the population was 61,382. Its county seat is Roswell. The name commemorates the name of Jose Francisco Chaves. Created by Territorial Legislature, Feb. 25, 1889, out of land from the county of Lincoln. The county's area comprises 6,071 sq mi, making it the fourth largest county in the state.

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