Stanley, NM is an unincorporated town off NM-41. This area has always been popular with horse breeders and other equestrians. A new horse training and show arena has recently been built.
On Jan 18, 1975, the country-music variety show Hee Haw saluted Stanley and their then-population of 70. The town is still small, with under 1000 full-time residents. There is a mixture of modern homes and abandoned adobes, many with barns.