Hillsboro (31 miles southwest of Truth or Consequences
in the Black Range) was a mining boom town more than 100 years ago. Today, Hillsboro has galleries, a muesum, antique shops, restaurants, a bar and lodging. The Hillsboro Apple Festival is held each Labor Day weekend. Kingston (nine miles west of Hillsboro also is a silver mining boom town, founded in 1882. Today, Kingston has a gallery, a bed and breakfast and the county's largest swimming pool. Primitive camping is available.
Contact the Truth or Consequences Chamber of Commerce for more information.