New Mexico was the 47th state to join the union. It became a state on January 6, 1912.
Capital - Santa Fe
Abbreviation - NM
Nickname - Land of Enchantment
Motto - "Crescit eundo" - It grows as it goes
Song - O, Fair New Mexico
Bird - Roadrunner
Flower - Yucca
Insect - Tarantula Hawk Wasp
Area - approximately 121,593 square miles
Websites for studying about New Mexico
New Mexico State Symbols Games
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about New Mexico
A to Z Kids Stuff - New Mexico
Fun Educational Activities
Information about New Mexico. State study guides have been added to the Fast Facts pages
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on New Mexico
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of New Mexico resources.
Explore the States - New Mexico
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of America's past.
Facts & Trivia about New Mexico
RoadsideAmerica.com - New Mexico
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in New Mexico
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about New Mexico.