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Welcome to Air Base City ...

Air Base City is located in Lea County<1>.

The location of Air Base City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Air Base City is 3,680 feet [1,122 m] above sea level.<3> 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 ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Air Base City.

  • Hobbs [Lea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbs
    • Hobbs [Lea County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Air Base City
    • Estimated population for 2018: 38,277 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobbs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hobbs
  • Lovington [Lea County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovington
    • Lovington [Lea County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Air Base City
    • Estimated population for 2018: 11,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovington
  • Arkansas Junction [Lea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas Junction
    • Arkansas Junction [Lea County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Air Base City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas Junction
  • Monument [Lea County]
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    • Jones City [Lea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones City
      • Jones City [Lea County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Air Base City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones City
    • Eunice [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eunice
      • Eunice [Lea County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Air Base City
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,987 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eunice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eunice
    • Hillburn City [Lea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillburn City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillburn City
      • Hillburn City [Lea County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the north of Air Base City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillburn City
    • Denver City [Yoakum County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denver City
      • Denver City [Yoakum County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Air Base City
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denver City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denver City
    • McDonald [Lea County]
    • Maypens [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maypens
      • Maypens [Lea County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the south of Air Base City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maypens

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Air Base City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Air Base City.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Air Base City. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Air Base City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Lea, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Air Base City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Air Base City

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






















 

 

 

 

 


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