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Artesia, New Mexico
Welcome to Artesia ...
The city of Artesia is located in southeast New Mexico.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Artesia has a population of 12,336 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Artesia was established in 1905.
Artesia is 3,410 feet [1,039 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Artesia is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Artesia lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Artesia, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Artesia lies within the (575) area code.
The ZIP code for Artesia: 88210<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Artesia had an population of 12,336 people. This is an increase of 9.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.38% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Artesia had a population of 11,301 people (which is 20.99% of the total population of Eddy County). This makes Artesia the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Artesia represents 0.55% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,301 people, the population of Artesia increased 5.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,692 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Artesia.
Communities Also Named Artesia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Artesia - they are located in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada and North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Artesia.
Communities near Artesia ...
We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Artesia.
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 Artesia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Artesia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Artesia. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Artesia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Artesia. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Artesia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Artesia ...
Looking for more information about Artesia? 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 Artesia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Artesia.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Eddy County: www.caverns.net/ecourt/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022