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Lordsburg, New Mexico
(Hidalgo County)

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Welcome to Lordsburg ...

The city of Lordsburg is located in Hidalgo County<1> and is the County Seat for Hidalgo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lordsburg has a population of 2,397 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lordsburg.

Lordsburg is 4,260 feet [1,298 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lordsburg is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Lordsburg and travel west, 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 Lordsburg: (575)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lordsburg had an population of 2,397 people. This is a decrease of 14.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lordsburg had a population of 2,797 people (or 57.15% of the total population of Hidalgo County). This makes Lordsburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Lordsburg represents 0.14% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,797 people, the population of Lordsburg decreased 17.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,379 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lordsburg.

Communities Also Named Lordsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Lordsburg: This one is located in Hidalgo County and the other is located in Grant County.

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

Communities near Lordsburg ...

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

  • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steins
    • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Lordsburg
    • Former name for Steins:
    • Stein's Pass
  • Separ [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Separ
    • Separ [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Lordsburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Separ
  • Cotton City [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton City
    • Cotton City [Hidalgo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Lordsburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton City
  • Redrock [Grant County]
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    • Windmill [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windmill
      • Windmill [Hidalgo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the south of Lordsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windmill
    • Animas [Hidalgo County]
    • Virden [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virden
      • Virden [Hidalgo County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lordsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 125 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virden
    • San Simon [Cochise County]
    • Duncan [Greenlee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duncan
      • Duncan [Greenlee County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lordsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 774 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duncan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<6>
    • Portal [Cochise County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lordsburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Hidalgo County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lordsburg. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lordsburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lordsburg - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lordsburg) 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 Lordsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LordsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lordsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3480, Longitude: -108.7095    
<5>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.
<6>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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