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Artesia, New Mexico
Welcome to Artesia ...
The city of Artesia is located in southeast New Mexico.
Artesia is located in Eddy County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Artesia has a population of 11,921 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Artesia was established in 1905.
Artesia is 3,410 feet [1,039 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude 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 is within the (575) area code.
The ZIP code for Artesia: 88210<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Artesia had a population of 11,301 people (or 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 total 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 (which had a count of 10,692 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Artesia had an population of 11,921 people. This is an increase of 5.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.49% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Artesia.
Communities near Artesia ...
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 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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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: 11 Mar 2019