Founded in 1907 by the Santa Fe Railroad
Originally named Riley's Switch
Named after the first Christian king of the Franks who ruled in Europe in the 5th century
Home to the "Clovis Culture"
Southwest Cheese Company
largest plants of its type in the world, processing in excess of 2.3 billion pounds of milk yearly
Cannon Air Force Base (1942)
Special operations base
Southwest, Spanish Mission, or Adobe architectural styles are prevalent.
1 Private School
13 Elementary Schools
2 Junior High Schools
1 Freshman Campus
1 High School
1 Community College
Studio founded in the 1950's, by Norman Petty, recorded early hits by Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings and the Fireballs.
Curry County Fair: August
Clovis Music Festival
Clovis Depot Model Train Museum
Eula Mae Edwards Museum
Thornton Homestead Museum