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Welcome to Air Base City ...

Air Base City is located in Lea County.

Air Base City is 3,680 feet [1,122 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Air Base City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Air Base City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Air Base City (for example, toward Seminole (TX)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Air Base City lies within the (575) area code.

Communities near Air Base City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Air Base City and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Eunice   [Map]   3,022   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hillburn City   [Map]   ---   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hobbs   [Map]   38,143   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jones City   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lovington   [Map]   11,399   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Maypens   [Map]   ---   S   28 miles [45.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Air Base City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Air Base City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Air Base City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Air Base City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Air Base City ...

Looking for more information about Air Base City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Air Base City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Air Base City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Air Base City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Air Base City. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Lea County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Air Base City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lea County: www.leacounty.net/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Air Base City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Air Base City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Air Base City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Air Base City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Air Base City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Air Base City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7698, Longitude: -103.1952     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Air Base City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Air Base City.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Air Base City.