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(Lea County)

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Welcome to Maypens ...

Maypens is located in Lea County<1>.

Maypens is 3,330 feet [1,015 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Maypens is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Maypens (for example, toward Andrews (TX)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Maypens is located in the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Maypens ...

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

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

Communities near Maypens ...

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

  • Eunice [Lea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eunice
    • Eunice [Lea County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Maypens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,049 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eunice
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eunice<4>
  • Jal [Lea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jal
    • Jal [Lea County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Maypens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,118 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jal have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jal<4>
  • Jones City [Lea County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones City
    • Jones City [Lea County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Maypens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones City
  • Monument [Lea County]
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    • Frankel City [Andrews County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankel City
      • Frankel City [Andrews County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east of Maypens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankel City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hobbs [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobbs
      • Hobbs [Lea County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the north of Maypens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobbs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hobbs<4>
    • Arkansas Junction [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas Junction
      • Arkansas Junction [Lea County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Maypens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas Junction
    • Air Base City [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Air Base City
      • Air Base City [Lea County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the north of Maypens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Air Base City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Air Base City
    • Shafter Lake [Andrews County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shafter Lake
      • Shafter Lake [Andrews County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the east of Maypens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shafter Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Humble City [Lea County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humble City
      • Humble City [Lea County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> to the north of Maypens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humble City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humble City

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maypens ...

Looking for more information about Maypens? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Maypens, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Maypens.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lea County: www.leacounty.net/

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 Lea, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maypens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Maypens) 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 Maypens. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaypensOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maypens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3602, Longitude: -103.1526    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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