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Eunice, New Mexico
Welcome to Eunice ...
The city of Eunice is located in southeast New Mexico.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Eunice has a population of 3,052 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Eunice.
The community of Eunice is 3,450 feet [1,052 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Eunice is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Eunice lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Eunice (for example, toward Andrews (TX)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Eunice lies within the (575) area code.
The ZIP code for Eunice: 88231<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eunice had an population of 3,052 people. This is an increase of 4.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Eunice had a population of 2,922 people. This makes Eunice the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Eunice represents 0.14% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,922 people, the population of Eunice increased 14.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,562 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Eunice.
Communities Also Named Eunice ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Eunice - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eunice.
Communities near Eunice ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eunice.
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 Eunice. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eunice.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eunice. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Eunice.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eunice ...
Looking for more information about Eunice? 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 Eunice, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eunice.
Adding Eunice to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Eunice in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Eunice was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eunice on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Lea County: www.leacounty.net/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022