Hurley, NM

Early in the 1800s, the Spanish found out about the copper that lay beneath the rock formation now known as the Kneeling Nun from the Apache Indians. A fort, Santa Rita Del Cobre, was established to protect the miners that were brought in from Mexico to work in the mines. The ore was then sent by mule train to Mexico. Over the years, several mining companies continued vertical shaft mining until the ore was deemed to be too low in copper content to maintain their operations.


In 1910, open pit mining was introduced to the area by John Murchison Sully to the Chino/Kennecott Mining Company. Take Hwy 152 east of Silver City to view the 1500 ft. deep and 1.5 miles across Chino Mining pit - one of the largest of its kind in the world.


The entire town of Hurley was then constructed by the Chino Mining Company. One of the earliest buildings, built in 1910, was the wooden company store which can still be seen on Cortez Ave. In 1912, the adjacent brick building was added. It housed the payroll department and the new mercantile store which remained open until the mid-1970's.


In 1939, the smelter and the first stack (500 ft.) were built. The second stack (625 ft.), was erected in 1967. The smelter was shut down in 2002 and most of its buildings removed in 2006-2007. The stacks, once the area's most recognizable landmarks, were taken down on June 5th, 2007.


Today, Chino, now the Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold Company, continues to produce copper through the electro-winning process. The tailings of the original mine are being leached with a combination of sulphuric acid and water and the results sent to a processing plant to create copper cathodes which are shipped world-wide.


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Statistics (residential)

Total Listings: 12
Average Price: $86,142
Highest Price: $225,000
Lowest Price: $24,900

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Listings in Hurley, NM

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Secluded, Clean 3b/2ba With Dual Pane Windows, ...

$56,500 Active 12457 Highway 180 E, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Acres
  • 980 ft²

Residential

Secluded, Clean 3b/2ba With Dual Pane Windows, Fresh Paint, Carpet And Wonderful Views Of The Geronimos. Fenced Yard, Garden Area, Updated 2 Tank Septic System And Pad For Rv. A Nice Spot To Build Your Dream Home Or Put In Manufactured Home.

MLS® #33797
Courtesy of RE/MAX Silver Advantage

New Lower Price: Cute Bungalow Home. With 2bd 2...

$75,000 Active 708 Lusk Street, Bayard, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 1,247 ft²

Residential

New Lower Price: Cute Bungalow Home. With 2bd 2bth. Great Spot Near Schools And Big Back Yard. Home Has Separate Dinning Room And Great Big Laundry Room. Parking In The Back Yard And Carport In The Front.

MLS® #35380
Courtesy of Arias Links Realty

Just Reduced!!! Great Location In Bayard. Two...

$89,900 Active 109 N Franey Street, Bayard, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 1,226 ft²

Residential

Just Reduced!!! Great Location In Bayard. Two Bedroom, One Bath Home With Upgrades Including New Flooring, New Kitchen Cabinets, New Carpet, Paint And Updated Front Porch. Lots Of Parking Including An Oversized 2 Car Carport And Storage Buildings, One Can...

MLS® #35692
Courtesy of Enchantment Realty

Affordable! Spacious One-story* Two Living Spac...

$29,900 Under Contract 103 Nevada Avenue, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.25 Acres
  • 1,900 ft²

Residential

Affordable! Spacious One-story* Two Living Spaces* Large Kitchen W/plenty Of Counter/cabinet Space* Separate Dining* Good Size Lot* Easy Access To Highway, Schools & Nearby Grant County Airport. City Amenities Within A Few Miles Including Shopping/dining &...

MLS® #35895
Courtesy of Platinum Realty Group

Affordable! Copper Country One-story. Good Size...

$24,900 Active 312 Nevada Avenue, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.15 Acres
  • 1,225 ft²

Residential

Affordable! Copper Country One-story. Good Size Lot* Established Neighborhood* Easy Access To Highway, Schools & Nearby Grant County Airport. City Amenities Within A Few Miles Including Shopping, Dining & Medical Facilities.

MLS® #36006
Courtesy of Platinum Realty Group

Spacious Fenced Corner Lot And Upgraded Home An...

$89,000 Active 111 W C Street, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.22 Acres
  • 1,736 ft²

Residential

Spacious Fenced Corner Lot And Upgraded Home And Private Yard. Vaulted Ceiling And Skylight In The Living Room And Kitchen, Central Heating, Multiple Outdoor Living Areas And Detached 13' X 36" Casita.

MLS® #36014
Courtesy of United Country Mimbres Realty

Charming 2bd/1ba Hurley Home On Over-sized Lot....

$52,500 Under Contract 401 Santa Rita Street, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.34 Acres
  • 1,045 ft²

Residential

Charming 2bd/1ba Hurley Home On Over-sized Lot. New Covered Front Deck, Newer Roof And Wood Floors Throughout This Affordably Priced Property. Fenced Yard And New Front Steps. Bonus Room Off The Front Bedroom Could Be An Office.

MLS® #36084
Courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Silver City

Not Your Typical Hurley House! This Has Been I...

$110,000 Under Contract 206 Elguea, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 1,974 ft²

Residential

Not Your Typical Hurley House! This Has Been In The Family Almost Since Its Inception And The Care Shows. With Almost 2,000 S.f., Nice Landscaped Corner Lot, Attached Garage, Detached Garage And A Cellar, Storage Will Never Be A Problem. Inside Features ...

MLS® #36095
Courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Silver City

Great Remodeled Home. 2 Bedroom 2 Bath. New Flo...

$105,000 Active 311 Anza Street, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.25 Acres
  • 1,132 ft²

Residential

Great Remodeled Home. 2 Bedroom 2 Bath. New Floors New Windows New Plumbing. Beautiful Custom Made Closet Doors For Bedrooms. Wonderful Open Floor Plan For Living Area And Kitchen. Nice Deck Off The Back Door. Fenced Yard And Detached Garage.

MLS® #36098
Courtesy of Arias Links Realty

The List Of What Hasn't Been Done On This House...

$66,000 Active 303 Carrasco, Hurley, New Mexico
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 864 ft²

Residential

The List Of What Hasn't Been Done On This House Is Shorter Than What Has: New Double-pane Windows, Roof, Heater, Water Heater, Flooring, Bathrooms, Kitchen, Plumbing And Electric. An Actual 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath House Does Exist In Hurley. One Bedroom Has At...

MLS® #36197
Courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Silver City

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