Cuchillo New Mexico, named a “Traditional Historic Community” in 2011, was settled during the Civil War. The town was named for a nearby creek and a local Apache chief, Cuchillo Negro (Black Knife).
Due to its location - midway between Chloride, Winston’s mines and the railroad at Engle – Cuchillo flourished as a stage stop and trade center from the 1880s to the 1930s.
Charming original buildings survive, including San Jose Catholic Church, built in 1907, and the Cuchillo Bar. Legend has it that the old bar is haunted; lodging next door welcomes ghost hunters and skeptics alike.
A restaurant serves authentic New Mexican cuisine on Saturdays and Sundays during the fall, winter and early spring.
Or visit one of these local sources for more information about life in Cuchillo:
Tourism Website | County Website
Listings in Cuchillo, NM
This Home, Is Perfect For Someone That Wants To...
3 Bed 1 Bath With Potential To Be A Nice Home, ...
Some of the information contained herein has been provided by SWMLS, Inc. This information is from sources deemed reliable but not guaranteed by SWMLS, Inc. The information is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than identifying properties which consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Listing information last updated on April 1st, 2023 at 8:56pm MDT.