As of the census the population was 97,  and in the estimated population was ,  making it the second largest city in the state, after Albuquerque.
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Genevieve 's Catholic Church, built inwas razed to make way for a downtown pedestrian mall. The exact origin of the city's name is unknown.
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In the 18th century, a party consisting of a priest, bishop, colonel, captain, 4 trappers and 4 choir boys were attacked at the nearby Rio Grande. Multiple crosses were erected in their honor, providing for the name of El Pueblo del Jardin de Las Cruces, the City of the Garden of Crosses, which then evolved and shortened to Las Cruces. Later, a group of about 40 travelers coming along the Camino Real de Friend and friend ellsworth Ann Arbor Adentro died nearby, resulting in a similar group of crosses.
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Estimates for say that Las Cruces had a population ofIts demographics were As of the census Las Cruces had a population of 97, As of the census ofthere were 74, people, 29, households, and 18, families residing in the city.
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The city hosts two wine festivals annually. The Harvest Wine Festival is held over Labor Day weekend, and features wines from New Mexico wineries, a grape stomping contest, several concerts throughout the weekend, food from several local vendors, and related shopping. Additionally, the Southern Holiday wife Charleston Mexico Wine Festival features the University Women st Las Cruces USA Wine, short educational sessions which teach patrons about proper food and wine pairings.
It is held November 1—2 by the Calavera Coalition,  a nonprofit organization.
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A Cinco de Mayo celebration is held May 3—4. Cinco de Mayo "Fifth of May" is the celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. The event is held in Mesilla and provides arts and crafts, food vendors, and Mexican music. Another major event is the annual 4th Gay Clarksville masseurs July Electric Light Parade, celebration and fireworks display held July 3 and 4.
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Boasting one of the largest junior livestock shows in the state, the fair invites youth from six counties in New Mexico and Texas to participate.
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The Zuhl Museum located in the Alumni and Visitors' Guys from Salem at New Mexico State University focuses on geologic collections, including the finest collection of petrified wood on display and a large fossil and mineral collection.
There are four city-owned museums.
The Branigan Cultural Center examines local history through photographs, sculpture, paintings, and poetry. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Las Cruces Museum of Art offers art exhibits and Temecula asian dating free. The Las Cruces Museum of Natural History makes science and natural history more accessible to the general public and has an emphasis on local animals and plants.
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