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New Mexico State Road 12 (NM 12) is a primarily west–east state road in western New Mexico. The road is 74.3 miles (119.6 km) long and runs from U.S. Route 180 (US 180) west of Reserve to US 60 in Datil. NM 12 is located entirely within Catron County. The road's original alignment ran south from its western terminus to near Mule Creek, but this section was later removed. State Road 12 was paved during the 1950s.[2]

State Road 12 marker

State Road 12
Route information
Maintained by NMDOT
Length74.297 mi[1] (119.569 km)
Major junctions
West end US 180 near Reserve
  NM 435 in Reserve
NM 32 in Apache Creek
East end US 60 in Datil
Highway system
  • State Roads in New Mexico
NM 11NM 13


Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Catron County.

0.0000.000  US 180 – Silver City, Eagar, AZWestern terminus
Reserve7.08611.404  NM 435 south (Main Street) – San Francisco PlazaNorthern terminus of NM 435
Apache Creek19.24930.978  NM 32 north – QuemadoSouthern terminus of NM 32
Datil74.297119.569  US 60 – Socorro, Eagar, AZEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Posted Route–Legal Description" (PDF). New Mexico Department of Transportation. March 16, 2010. p. 4. Retrieved December 26, 2013.
  2. ^ The Unofficial New Mexico Highways Page - State Routes 1-25
  3. ^ "TIMS Road Segments by Posted Route/Point with AADT Info; NM, NMX-Routes" (PDF). New Mexico Department of Transportation. April 3, 2013. p. 5. Retrieved December 26, 2013.

External linksEdit

Route map:

KML is from Wikidata

  Geographic data related to New Mexico State Road 12 at OpenStreetMap