Place:Cimarron, Colfax, New Mexico, United States


Coordinates36.509°N 104.916°W
Located inColfax, New Mexico, United States
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Cimarron is a village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 917 at the 2000 census.

Philmont Scout Ranch,[1] an extensive "high-adventure base" operated by the Boy Scouts of America, is located just south of Cimarron. The Chase Ranch (famous for its heart-shaped brand and allegedly the Marlboro Man's place of origin), Ted Turner's Vermejo Park Ranch,[2] the CS Ranch,[3] the UU Bar Ranch[4] (formerly the property of Waite Phillips), the Clearview Ranch of the western singer/songwriter R.W. Hampton, the Elliott Barker State Wildlife Area, the Valle Vidal, Cimarron Canyon State Park,[5] and Carson National Forest[6] are also located in the Cimarron area.

The village is a pioneer of the four-day school week, which it originally implemented in the early 1970s, during a time of rising fuel and utility prices.[7]

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