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Welcome to Arkansas Junction ...

Arkansas Junction is located in Lea County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Arkansas Junction: Arkansas Jct. (or less commonly used: Arkansas Jctn.)

Arkansas Junction is 3,790 feet [1,155 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Arkansas Junction is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Arkansas Junction lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Arkansas Junction is within the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Arkansas Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Arkansas Junction - it's located in Colorado.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arkansas Junction.

Communities near Arkansas Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arkansas Junction.

  • Hobbs [Lea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbs
    • Hobbs [Lea County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Arkansas Junction
    • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovington
    • Lovington [Lea County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Arkansas Junction
    • Estimated population for 2018: 11,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovington
  • Monument [Lea County]
  • Air Base City [Lea County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Air Base City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Air Base City
    • Air Base City [Lea County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Arkansas Junction
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Air Base City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Humble City [Lea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humble City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humble City
      • Humble City [Lea County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Arkansas Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humble City
    • Eunice [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eunice
      • Eunice [Lea County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Arkansas Junction
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,987 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eunice
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eunice
    • Jones City [Lea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones City
      • Jones City [Lea County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Arkansas Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones City
    • Maypens [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maypens
      • Maypens [Lea County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Arkansas Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maypens
    • Hillburn City [Lea County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillburn City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillburn City
      • Hillburn City [Lea County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the north of Arkansas Junction
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillburn City
    • Maljamar [Lea County]

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 Arkansas Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arkansas Junction.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arkansas Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Arkansas Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkansas Junction ...

Looking for more information about Arkansas Junction? 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 Arkansas Junction, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arkansas Junction.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lea County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arkansas Junction. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkansas Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arkansas Junction) 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 Arkansas Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arkansas Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkansas Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6968, Longitude: -103.3508    
<4>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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