Albuquerque, New Mexico: Center of Albuquerque 1912

In 2012, a geodetic surveyor calculated this spot as the exact center of the city in 1912, the year that New Mexico became a state. A artistic metal disk marks the spot.

Address:
4th St. SW, Albuquerque, NM
Directions:
Downtown. On the west side of 4th St. SW (the old Camino Real) midway between Central Ave. NW/Route 66 to the north and Gold Ave. SW to the south.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico - Centered in Albuquerque: 1912 vs. 2012
Center of Albuquerque: Finding the exact center of a city an unevenly shaped blob can be a headache. But in late 2010 Cliff Wilkie, a geodetic surveyor, took on the challenge of finding the exact center of his home city. [06/30/2012] Complete Story...

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