About New Mexico

U.S. Senators

U.S. House of Representatives

New Mexico State Officials

  1. Photo of Representative Susana Martinez

    Susana Martinez

  2. Photo of Representative John Sanchez

    John Sanchez

    Lieutenant Governor

The Land of Enchantment

Admission to Union: Jan. 6, 1912
Population: 1,984,356 (2008 est.)
Area: 121,665 square miles

State Symbols

State Bird: Roadrunner
State Animal: Black Bear
State Amphibian: Spadefoot Toad
State Reptile: New Mexico Whiptail Lizard
State Fish: Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout

State Tree: Pinyon Pine Tree
State Vegetables: ChileFrijol (Pinto Bean)
State Flower: Yucca
State Gem: Turquoise

State Aircraft: Hot Air Balloon
State Tie: Bolo Tie
State Cookie: Biscochito
State Question: Red or Green?