Campo Santo de San Jose

Photo added by George T. Huggins

Campo Santo de San Jose

Also known as Saint Joseph Cemetery

Anton Chico, Guadalupe County, New Mexico, USA
Memorials 391 added (60% photographed)

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Visited 08/19/2016.
Campo Santo de San Jose, aka, "New Anton Chico Cemetery" is on the SW edge of the town of Anton Chico, approximately 1/4 of a mile SW of the San Jose Catholic Church. There are approximately 1,000 graves, with 100-200 of them unidentifiable.

This cemetery is sometimes confused with San Jose Cemetery in Santa Rosa, even though "Saint Joseph's Cemetery" is the name on the gates of the cemetery in Santa Rosa.

There is also some confusion with the old Campo Santo de San Jose, aka "Old Anton Chico Cemetery" that is only a few hundred feet away, to the WSW. Using the satellite view, go to the southern edge of the "new" cemetery (near the bottom); follow the arroyo to the west (there is an unimproved road somewhat visible); there is a defined area where the trees were cleared and the plot is clearly flat as compared to the surroundings; the arroyo bounds the plot on the north side. The smaller cemetery up the arroyo is the earliest Campo Santo de San Jose in Anton Chico.
George T Huggins


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GPS Coordinates: 35.1978300, -105.1438300

  • Added: 23 Aug 2016
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2620998