Melrose is in Curry County
, and in the Southeast New Mexico
region. You can locate Melrose on US Hwy 60 west of Clovis
Melrose was named, after a town in Ohio, by Santa Fe Railroad officials in 1906. Before the coming of the railroad, the settlement was called Brownhorn because it was halfway between the Brown and Horn ranches. Melrose remains a ranching and farming community.