Carrizozo Historic Marker
Carrizozo, Lincoln County, New Mexico
Population 1,222 – Elevation 5,438
Carrizozo, county seat of Lincoln County, was established in
1899, a new town on the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad. The
ghost town of White Oaks, once a booming mining camp, is nearby.
Billy the Kid, Sheriff Pat Garrett, Governor Lew Wallace, and
Albert Bacon Fall all figured prominently in the history of the
Carrizozo Historic Marker is on Central
Avenue (US-54 at milepost 122.5), 0.1 miles south of A Avenue,
on the right when traveling north. It is on Central Avenue (U.S.
54 at milepost 125.3), ½ mile north of U.S. 380, on the left
when traveling north. It is on U.S. 380 at milepost 64.5, 0.2
miles west of B Avenue, on the left when traveling west. It is
on U.S. 380 at milepost 65.5, ½ mile east of U.S. 54, on the
right when traveling west.