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Leap Year Capital of the World Congressional Record

The city of Anthony is not hosting this event any longer. It was great while it lasted. Click on the links to learn more about the Leap Year Capital of the WorldThe Worldwide Leap Year Birthday Club and Mary Ann Brown.

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Leap Year Capital of the World Congressional Record

Anthony is on the border of Texas and New Mexico. It's between El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico, on your map.

Because Mary Ann Brown thought this a good idea and asked, the governor of each state agreed and proclaimed Anthony the Leap Year Capital of the World.

Because Mary Ann Brown thought it a good idea and asked, the Anthony, Texas/New Mexico Chamber of Commerce said yes and sponsored the World Wide Leap Year Festival until 2011.

Mary Ann Brown February 29, 1932 - August 5, 2021