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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Welcome to Alamogordo ...
The city of Alamogordo is located in southeast New Mexico.
The location of Alamogordo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alamogordo has a population of 31,248 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Alamogordo was established in 1898.
Alamogordo is 4,310 feet [1,314 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Alamogordo is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Alamogordo lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alamogordo lies within the (575) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alamogordo had a population of 30,403 people (or 47.66% of the total population of Otero County). This makes Alamogordo the county's most populous community.
The population of Alamogordo represents 1.48% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 30,403 people, the population of Alamogordo decreased 14.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 35,582 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alamogordo had an population of 31,248 people. This is an increase of 2.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.18% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alamogordo.
Communities near Alamogordo ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alamogordo.
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Websites for Alamogordo ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamogordo ...
Looking for more information about Alamogordo? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alamogordo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alamogordo.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alamogordo: www.ci.alamogordo.nm.us/
The official website for Otero County: www.co.otero.nm.us/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Mar 2019