Raton, New Mexico

city in and county seat of Colfax County, New Mexico, United States

Raton (/rəˈtn/ rə-TONE)[1] is a city and the county seat of Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico. The city is located just south of Raton Pass. The city is also 6.5 miles south of the New Mexico/ Colorado border and 85 miles west of Texas.


  1. Cross, Mark H. "Encyclopedia of Santa Fe". Archived from the original on 2016-06-23. Retrieved 2017-05-23.