Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesScope Note: Coordinates: Lat: 35 00 00 N degrees minutes Lat: 35.0000 decimal degrees Long: 105 00 00 W degrees minutes Long: -105.0000 decimal degrees
Note: Inhabited by 8,000 BCE; Anasazi & ancestors of Pima & Papago lived here by 12-13th cen. CE; Navajo & Apache arrived here from N by 15th cen.; Spanish arrived 16-17th cen.; area went to Mexico in 1821, to USA in 1848 in Mexican War; with Union in Civil War.