Kingston, NM

Kingston’s history is a tale ripped from the pages of a western novel. 


Geronimo’s Apache tribe once roamed the rugged and beautiful Gila wilderness, including the lush creek-fed valley where Kingston was founded.  The Apache clashed with prospectors and ranchers who came to forge a new life on the western frontier.  Eventually, more than three million acres of this region’s wild, natural beauty was preserved and protected as the Gila National Forest and Wilderness.


During the 1880s, Kingston became the center of a thriving mining district that included Hillsboro and Lake Valley, when rich silver strikes attracted thousands of prospectors from all over the world to the region, seeking their fortunes.  With blood, sweat and tears, miners dug hundreds of holes in the ground, and produced millions of dollars worth of silver.


Soon this wild-west boom-town was populated with merchants, saloon-keepers, and madams. Kingston boasted an opera house, a church, a school, a bordello (on Virtue Street), three newspapers and twenty-some saloons.  Visited by the famous and infamous, such as Mark Twain, Lillian Russell, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Kingston became known as “the Gem of the Black Range.”


But life was not easy – the fledgling community suffered from Apache raids, hunger, illness, and each other.  Some did strike it rich, some were swindled, and when silver was demonetized in 1893, the price of silver collapsed, and the boom went bust.  From thousands of residents, just a few hundred remained in Kingston by the turn of the century.


In 1924, an act of Congress declared the magnificent forested mountains to the west “The Gila Wilderness,” as the world’s first designated wilderness.  Today, Kingston is a gateway into the Gila National Forest, Wilderness, and the Gila Cliff Dwellings.


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Statistics (residential)

Total Listings: 8
Average Price: $461,938
Highest Price: $750,000
Lowest Price: $178,500

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Listings in Kingston, NM

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Outstanding Horse Property In Southwest New Mex...

$399,000 Active 86 Caje Trail, Hillsboro, New Mexico
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 40.29 Acres
  • 1,996 ft²

Residential

Outstanding Horse Property In Southwest New Mexico, Berrenda Creek Subdivision. Close To Deming, Silver City And Hillsboro, This Beautiful, Peaceful Parcel Of 40+ Acres Is Just Waiting For You To Enjoy. The Home Is 3 Bedrooms, Split Floor Plan, Open Kitch...

MLS® #33951
Courtesy of United Country Mimbres Realty

This Property Is In Lake Valley Ranch Nature Pr...

$395,000 Active 143 Heritage Drive, Hillsboro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 77.3 Acres
  • 2,353 ft²

Residential

This Property Is In Lake Valley Ranch Nature Preserve. Boasting 2353 Sqft, W/great Room Of Living, Dining & Kitchen, 3 Br, 2.5 Ba, Office, 2 Sheds. Home Building Envelope Is 17.35 Acres. 4 Other Buildings Are Possible W/home. The Original Land Seller Maint...

MLS® #1701267
Steinborn & Associates

Spectacular Adobe Compound In The Foothills Of ...

$750,000 Active 80 Magoosh Trail, Hillsboro, New Mexico
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 120 Acres
  • 3,150 ft²

Residential

Spectacular Adobe Compound In The Foothills Of The Gila National Forest, Not Far From Silver City And Truth Or Consequences New Mexico. Main House Is 2300 Sq Ft, 3 Bedroom, 2 Baths, Guest House Is 850 Sq Ft, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath. Property Is Located On 3 40 Ac...

MLS® #34854
Courtesy of United Country Mimbres Realty

You Are Going To Love This One! Originally The...

$259,000 Active 8 Main, Kingston, New Mexico
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Acres
  • 3,162 ft²

Residential

You Are Going To Love This One! Originally The Victorio Hotel In Kingston, Nm Built In 1884, Located On 2 Acres. Exterior Is Original Stone. 2 Stories, Upstairs Are 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath And A Den Area, Downstairs Are The "palor", Kitchen, Dining, Another Bed...

MLS® #35359
Courtesy of United Country Mimbres Realty

Will Someone Pinch Me, I Think I'm Dreaming! Gr...

$570,000 Active 583 Berrenda Road, Hillsboro, NM
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 41.21 Acres
  • 2,369 ft²

Residential

Will Someone Pinch Me, I Think I'm Dreaming! Great News, It's Not A Dream, Just Take In The Sights Of This Beautiful Custom-built Classic New Mexico Home With 2 Bedrooms Plus A Library, Office Nook, 2 Baths, Oversized 2 Car Garage With Attached Storage Area...

MLS® #1806974
Steinborn & Associates

Coming Home To The Ranch Was Never Like This! O...

$545,000 Active 99 Black Range Rd, Hillsboro, New Mexico
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 50 Acres
  • 3,000 ft²

Residential

Coming Home To The Ranch Was Never Like This! Outstanding Southwestern Style Home On 50 Acres In Picturesque Lake Valley Area, South Of Hillsboro, Nm. Start With The Construction, Passive Solar Design Insures Up To 20% More Energy Efficacy, R30 Walls And R4...

MLS® #35672
Courtesy of United Country Mimbres Realty

This Beautifully Renovated Residence Is Filled ...

$599,000 Active 1 Old School House Road, Hillsboro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3 Acres
  • 5,142 ft²

Residential

This Beautifully Renovated Residence Is Filled With Exquisite Details And Comfortable Living Spaces. Built In The1800's, This Property Originally Served As The Elementary School In The Historic Mining Village Of Hillsboro. The Amazing Original Details Inclu...

MLS® #1807452
Steinborn & Associates

Historic Property Located In The Small Town Of ...

$178,500 Active 10792 Highway 152, Hillsboro, NM
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 1,602 ft²

Residential

Historic Property Located In The Small Town Of Hillsboro. This Property Has A Total Of 1602 Sq Feet Of Living Area Between The Two Homes. The Main House Is 960 Sq Ft, 2 Br 1 Bath, Antique Doors, Painted Doors, Glass Block Shower, Hardwood Floors, Tiled Kitc...

MLS® #1807929
Cripple Creek Realty

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