Catron County is the largest county in the state consisting of 6,798 square miles, 75% of which is public land. It is also the least densely populated county in New Mexico with a population of 3,543. Beef cattle are the primary agriculture commodity produced in the county, as there are currently 170 beef cattle ranches. Most agricultural programs focus primarily on beef cattle profitability. Catron County has 130 traditional 4-H members enrolled, about 40% of the 4-H age youth in the county. Visit our Announcements and Calendar of Events section for upcoming events, dates, times and locations.