cover image

Pie Town, New Mexico

Unincorporated community in New Mexico, United States / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dear Wikiwand AI, let's keep it short by simply answering these key questions:

Can you list the top facts and stats about Pie Town, New Mexico?

Summarize this article for a 10 years old


Pie Town is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located along U.S. Highway 60 in Catron County, New Mexico, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 186.[1] Pie Town's name comes from an early bakery that specialized in dried-apple pies; it was established by Clyde Norman in the early 1920s. Pie Town has been noted for its colorful place name.[2] Pie Town is the location of a "Pie Festival" on the second Saturday of each September.[3] Pie Town is located immediately north of the Gila National Forest and not very far west of the Plains of San Agustin, the location of the Very Large Array radio telescope, which is also located along U.S. 60. In addition, one of the ten large radio antennas that form the Very Long Baseline Array of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory can be seen from U.S. 60, just east of Pie Town.

Quick facts: Pie Town, New Mexico, Country, State, County,...
Pie Town, New Mexico
Homesteader with dugout house in Pie Town, 1940 photograph by Russell Lee.
Homesteader with dugout house in Pie Town, 1940 photograph by Russell Lee.
America's Friendliest Little Town
Pie Town is located in New Mexico
Pie Town
Pie Town
Location within New Mexico
Pie Town is located in the United States
Pie Town
Pie Town
Pie Town (the United States)
Coordinates: 34.298333°N 108.134722°W / 34.298333; -108.134722
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyCatron County
  Total57.3 sq mi (148.4 km2)
  Land57.3 sq mi (148.3 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
7,778 ft (2,371 m)
  Density3/sq mi (1.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code575