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Cotton City, New Mexico

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Welcome to Cotton City ...

Cotton City is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

The location of Cotton City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Cotton City is 4,230 feet [1,289 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Cotton City is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Cotton City, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

The telephone area code for Cotton City: (575)

Communities near Cotton City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cotton City.

  • Animas [Hidalgo County]
  • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
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    • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Cotton City
    • Former name for Steins:
    • Stein's Pass
  • Windmill [Hidalgo County]
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    • Windmill [Hidalgo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Cotton City
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  • Shakespeare [Hidalgo County] - Historic
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    • Shakespeare [Hidalgo County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Cotton City
    • Former name for Shakespeare:
    • Ralston City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portal [Cochise County]
    • Rodeo [Hidalgo County]
    • Lordsburg [Hidalgo County]
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      • Lordsburg [Hidalgo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Cotton City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lordsburg<5>
    • Paradise [Cochise County]
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      • Paradise [Cochise County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Cotton City
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    • San Simon [Cochise County]
    • Separ [Grant County]
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      • Separ [Grant County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the east of Cotton City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Separ

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cotton City. 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 Cotton City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cotton City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cotton City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Hidalgo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cotton City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cotton City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cotton City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cotton CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0884, Longitude: -108.8792       In this case, the coordinates for Cotton City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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