Chaves County, New Mexico Land Information
Chaves County is set in a largely underpopulated, agricultural area of New Mexico. At 6,076 square miles, the county is the state's ninth-largest county and comprises some 5 percent of the Enchantment State's total land area. Chaves is centered around the county seat of Roswell, famously known for a 1947 UFO sighting and the reported military cover-up of the alien flying-saucer's crash landing during a storm. Chaves County ranks fourth in New Mexico based on the overall acres for sale here. The value of all land for sale
in New Mexico's Chaves County recently was approximately $43 million, representing approximately 84,300 acres of land for sale in Chaves County. Recent data shows there was an eight percent reduction from last month based on the total number of land and property listings advertised for sale in Chaves County. Chaves County is one of the ten biggest counties in New Mexico (6,075 square miles). Chaves County is in the state's Southeast New Mexico region. Crops like wheat and hay are the main focus of farms located in Chaves County. To find more land for sale in New Mexico
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