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Welcome to La Mesa ...

La Mesa is located in southwest New Mexico.

La Mesa is located in Dona Ana County<1>.

La Mesa is 3,820 feet [1,164 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of La Mesa is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

La Mesa is within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for La Mesa: 88044<3>

Communities Also Named La Mesa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named La Mesa - they are located in California, Louisiana and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for La Mesa.

Communities near La Mesa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near La Mesa.

  • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Las Cruces
    • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of La Mesa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 105,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Las Cruces
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Cruces<5>
  • Anthony [Dona Ana County]
  • Anthony [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
    • Anthony [El Paso County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of La Mesa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anthony<5>
  • Vinton [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton [El Paso County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of La Mesa
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,168 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mesilla [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesilla
      • Mesilla [Dona Ana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of La Mesa
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesilla<5>
    • Berino [Dona Ana County]
    • Chamberino [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberino
      • Chamberino [Dona Ana County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of La Mesa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberino
    • Mesilla Park [Dona Ana County]
    • University Park [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Park
      • University Park [Dona Ana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of La Mesa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Park
    • La Union [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Union
      • La Union [Dona Ana County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of La Mesa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Union

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Mesa ...

Looking for more information about La Mesa? 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 La Mesa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for La Mesa.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Dona Ana County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dona Ana County: www.co.dona-ana.nm.us/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Dona Ana, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Mesa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as La Mesa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Mesa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Mesa) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for La Mesa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La MesaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Mesa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1219, Longitude: -106.7079    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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