Elephant Butte Historic District

Roughly, along NM 51 from the Elephant Butte Dam to Mescal Canyon and along NM 52 from Ash Canyon to Long Ridge, Elephant Butte, New Mexico


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 10, 1997
Reference number
Architectural style
Other architectural type; pueblo
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Entertainment/Recreation; Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Architecture; Engineering
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential; C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Government office; Outdoor recreation; Camp; Energy facility; Water works
Current functions
Government office; Outdoor recreation; Energy facility; Water works
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 30
Contributing structures: 10
Contributing sites: 34
Non-contributing buildings: 28
Non-contributing structures: 9
Non-contributing sites: 1