Valencia County, New Mexico

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A county located in central New Mexico. The county used to cover a much larger area than it currently does, but after the creation of Cibola County in 1981 it lost about 80 percent of its territory. The county seat used to be housed in Grants, but after 1981 was moved to Los Lunas.

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"Valencia County, NM Landscape, June 11, 2010" by Jimmy Emerson, DVM is licensed under CC BY-NC.

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