Union County lies in the Northeast
corner of the State of New Mexico with borders touching the states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado.
Clayton, New Mexico , the county seat, has a service area of over 100 miles which reaches into 5 states,
with a service population of 20,000 or more. Clayton is about 100 miles from Kansas, about 90 miles from
Colorado, 10 miles from Texas and 12 miles from Oklahoma. Our Service area reaches north to Raton, east
to Boise City, Oklahoma, southeast to Dalhart Texas , south to Tucumcari and perhaps all the way to Las
Vegas, New Mexico. Clayton is located at the intersection of US Highways 56, 412, 64 and 87, making it
truly a “Cross Roads Town.” Texans cannot get to the New Mexico and Colorado Ski Basins without going