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Welcome to Elida ...
The town of Elida is located in southeast New Mexico.
Elida is located in Roosevelt County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elida has a population of 178 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Elida is 4,360 feet [1,329 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Elida is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Elida lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Elida and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Elida is within the (575) area code.
The ZIP code for Elida: 88116<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elida.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elida had an population of 178 people. This is a decrease of 9.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elida had a population of 197 people. This makes Elida the county's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 197 people, the population of Elida increased 7.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 183 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elida.
Communities Also Named Elida ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Elida - they are located in Illinois, Ohio and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elida.
Communities near Elida ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elida.
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 Elida. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elida.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elida. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Elida.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elida ...
Looking for more information about Elida? 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 Elida, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elida.
Adding Elida to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elida in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Elida was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1920).
We also found Elida on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Elida.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elida. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Roosevelt County: www.rooseveltcounty.com/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023