Logan was established by the railroad workers constructing the new railroad through Quay County. It was named after an old ex-Texas ranger and United States Marshal, Captain H. Logan.
The town site of Logan was filed on by Olie E. Smith, a Clayton attorney, by power of attorney from William Kirkpatrick, an old Union soldier, under a law that gave Union soldiers a right to sell their homestead rights by what they called script.
From Indian cliff dwellers to the Anglo arrival in the mid-1800s, New Mexico has lived through thousands of centuries.
We became a state in 1912 and to this day the Indian, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures mix their cultures, traditions and talents. While New Mexico is filled with famous attractions, you can still find hidden pockets of culture and history.
While New Mexico is filled with famous attractions, you can still find hidden pockets of culture and history. Whether it's diving at the Blue Hole or wandering the same trails as silver barons, cowboys and Old West settlers, you won't be disappointed.
Both the International UFO museum in Roswell and its sister attraction, the Array Telescope just west of Magdalena, are sure to inspire your imagination.
From Indian cliff dwellers to the Anglo arrival in the mid-1800s, New Mexico has lived through thousands of centuries. We became a state in 1912 and to this day the Indian, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures mix their cultures, traditions and talents. Check out one of the state's numerous museums or missions and explore some of our greatest natural wonders, such as caves and lava flows in the Southeast, dazzling rock formations in the Southwest and ancient Native American ruins in the Northwest.
You'll also find plenty of museums and house collections of art, artifacts and documents. Whether you like Native American art, worldwide folk art, aircraft, science, natural history or anthropology, New Mexico has a museum you'll enjoy.
Ute Lake features the largest Labyrinth Weir Spillway facility in the world. The dam was completed in 1963 with a discharge capacity of 550,000 cubic feet per second. Ute Lake provides boating and water sports, including warm water fishing, water skiing and hunting.
New Mexico is also an outdoors paradise offering golf, horseback riding, camping, boating, snowboarding, snowmobiling and more. Our spectacular landscape and crystal clear skies also offer great opportunities for hot air ballooning and hang-gliding. New Mexico also offers semi-
pro baseball and hockey teams and college football and basketball teams in the central and southern parts of the state.
We at United Country of Logan invite you to the healthful year-round outdoor recreation to be found at Ute Lake and Quay County. Logan is where the clean air, friendly people and hometown hospitality are found.