Estancia

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Tree Lined Street in EstanciaAbout

Estancia, the county seat of Torrance County, is located in the heart of the Estancia Basin, a level area surrounded by mountains and highlands. The area has been a cattle and sheep ranching region since the 19th century. The town began with the arrival of the railroad around 1902. In the mid-20th century beans were the principal crop.