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Arkansas Junction, New Mexico

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Welcome to Arkansas Junction ...

Arkansas Junction is located in Lea County.

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.<1> In other words, the altitude 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).

The telephone area code for Arkansas Junction: (575)

Communities near Arkansas Junction ...

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

Community   2016<3>
Air Base City   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eunice   [Map]   3,022   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hillburn City   [Map]   ---   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Hobbs   [Map]   38,143   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Humble City   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jones City   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arkansas Junction.

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.

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 Arkansas Junction. 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 Arkansas Junction.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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) Arkansas Junction. 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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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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About Lea County

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkansas Junction - 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' distance that stretches from Arkansas Junction. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkansas Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkansas Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6968, Longitude: -103.3510     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arkansas Junction 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 Arkansas Junction.

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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 Arkansas Junction.