Hillsboro, New Mexico ruins
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Hillsboro Peak (elev. 10,020 ft.) viewed through the brick arch ruins of the 1892 courthouse in Hillsboro, New Mexico. Once a thriving gold and silver mining town with a population of 1,200 near the turn of the 20th century, Hillsboro is a semi-ghost town today with a population of about 200. Photo taken 4/6/08.