TO THE CITY OF CLAYTON AND THE UNION COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, LOCATED IN CLAYTON, NM, THE CROSSROADS TO THE SOUTHWEST.
Bordering the Colorado, Texas and the Oklahoma panhandle, Union County is home to natural wonders, national grasslands, large ranches and dinosaur tracks. The county's largest city and County Seat, Clayton, offers golf, parks, museums and the Union County Fairgrounds. Nearby attractions include sites along the Historic Santa Fe Trail, Clayton Lake State Park, Outlaw Black Jack Ketchum's gravesite and the Kiowa National Grasslands. Folsom, site of the discovery of the historic Folsom Man from ca. 12,000 BC, lies between Clayton and Raton. Capulin Volcano National Monument offers views of New Mexico and parts of four contiguous states: Kansas, Texas, Colorado and Oklahoma,
Union County is located in the Northeast Corner of the Beautiful State of New Mexico Union County lies in the Northeast corner of the State of New Mexico with borders touching the states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado and the New Mexico counties of Colfax, Harding, and Quay. Clayton is the Union County seat. Clayton is located at the intersections of US Highways 56, 402, 64, and 87. It is 83 miles east of I-25 and 110 miles north of I-40.