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Welcome to Loco Hills ...

Loco Hills is located in southeast New Mexico.

Loco Hills is located in Eddy County<1>.

Loco Hills is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Loco Hills is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Loco Hills and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Loco Hills: (575)

The ZIP code for Loco Hills: 88255<3>

Communities near Loco Hills ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Loco Hills.

  • Maljamar [Lea County]
  • Artesia [Eddy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
    • Artesia [Eddy County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the west of Loco Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Artesia<5>
  • Lake Arthur [Chaves County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Arthur
    • Lake Arthur [Chaves County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Loco Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Arthur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Arthur<5>
  • Hagerman [Chaves County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerman
    • Hagerman [Chaves County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Loco Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerman<5>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • La Huerta [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Huerta
      • La Huerta [Eddy County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Loco Hills
      • Former name for La Huerta:
      • Carlsbad North
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Huerta
    • Carlsbad [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlsbad
      • Carlsbad [Eddy County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Loco Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlsbad
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlsbad<5>
    • Dexter [Chaves County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dexter
      • Dexter [Chaves County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Loco Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter<5>
    • Loving [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loving
      • Loving [Eddy County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the south of Loco Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loving have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loving
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loving<5>
    • Lovington [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovington
      • Lovington [Lea County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the east of Loco Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovington<5>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loco Hills ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Eddy County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Eddy County: www.caverns.net/ecourt/

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 Eddy, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loco Hills - 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 Loco Hills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loco Hills 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Loco Hills) 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 Loco Hills. 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 Loco HillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loco Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8186, Longitude: -103.9787    
<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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