NAME: Smith
COUNTY: Eddy / san juan / mckinley / union
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Any old time
COMMENTS: Smith. Eddy county. Post office 1928/1941.Smith. San Juan County. Post office Smith. Mckinley County. Smith. Union county. Post office 1914/1918.Smiths lake. Mckinley county.
REMAINS: Inquire about each locally
Smith. The smith place names do not quite equal the Baca, Chavez, Sanchez, or Lucero, names on the topography of NM, because the Smiths came later and names, generally speaking, have age in the locality on their side. The Bill Smith I know came from South Dakota and now ranches at Corona. Smith. Eddy county. Changed to Loco Hills.Smith. San Juan county. E of Amarilla canyon, 8 mi S of Farmington. Smiths lake. On NM 56, 15 mi NE of Thoreau and 40 mi E of Gallup. Smith wash. Torrance county. Reportedly named for area ranchers wife. Elnor Smith. Submitted by: Samuel W Mcwhorter