Columbus, NM

Sitting in a high-desert valley that's nestled between the Florida and Tres Hermanas mountain ranges you'll find the small village of Columbus, New Mexico, with its fascinating history, a 24-hour border crossing, a unique geology, a New Mexico State Park, museums, and a mild winter climate attracting snowbirds, tourists, artists, historians, authors, and retirees from all over the U.S. and the world.

Columbus has an unusual and colorful history. Of particular interest to visitors and serious historians alike are the Columbus Historical Museum, the Columbus historical walking tour (which explains several sites associated with the March 9th, 1916 raid by Pancho Villa and his "Villistas"), and the Pancho Villa State Camping & RV Park, which has the original grounds and buildings of General "Blackjack" Pershing's Camp Furlong as the backdrop to all the RV and camping sites integrated throughout the park. The park also features a beautiful exhibition hall with artifacts and displays memorializing the fascinating history of our village.

Those who appreciate the flora and fauna of the Chihuahuan Desert love the open ranges around Columbus. Depending upon the season, hummingbirds, snow geese, dove, quail, hawks, eagles, finches, rabbits, hares, and many types of lizards are plentiful. Chaparral, sage, and other desert herbs, plants, and wild flowers are abundant, and amazing sun-scapes and twilights are every day events.

While Columbus remains a refuge for those who like the quiet life, shopping and entertainment venues are only an hour away in El Paso, TX. Waiting just 3 minutes away is Old Mexico. Simply park and walk across the border for great cultural shopping, dining, and most every medical-tourism service you could ask for.

Many people come to the Columbus, New Mexico area to retreat, some stay and become residents. The Columbus area has become a great community for retirement in southwest New Mexico and is coveted by artists and others who want to get away from the crowds. The low cost of living, and easy access to Mexico for inexpensive supplies and services is a big draw as well.


Explore Columbus more at 
New Mexico True


Or visit one of these local sources for more information about life in Columbus:
Chamber of Commerce Website | City Website | County Website

Statistics (residential)

Total Listings: 2
Average Price: $51,500
Highest Price: $58,000
Lowest Price: $45,000

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Listings in Columbus, NM

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Cute Adorable House Has 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom W...

$58,000 Active 413 Iowa Street Street, Columbus, NM
  • 4 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 1,240 ft²

Residential

Cute Adorable House Has 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom With A Bonus Room For A Office, Play Room, Craft Room. Nice Size Kitchen / Eating Area. A Cozy Living Room. All This In A 1/3 Acre, With 3 Pecan Trees And Different Fruit Trees.great Home For Easy Access For Som...

MLS® #1900294
Bright Skies Realty, LLC

Great Starter Home, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Big Bathroom ...

$45,000 Active 215 E Higday Avenue, Columbus, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.16 Acres

Residential

Great Starter Home, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Big Bathroom With A Washer And Dryer Closet In The Bathroom. Refrigerator And Stove Covey. Needs Some Tlc. With Love And Hard Work You Can Make This House Into Your Home.

MLS® #1901842
Bright Skies Realty, LLC

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