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Welcome to Mesilla Park ...

Mesilla Park is located in southwest New Mexico.

Mesilla Park is located in Dona Ana County<1>.

Mesilla Park is 3,870 feet [1,180 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mesilla Park is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Mesilla Park: (575)

Communities Also Named Mesilla Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mesilla Park - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Mesilla Park ...

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

  • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Las Cruces
    • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Mesilla Park
    • 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<4>
  • Fairacres [Dona Ana County]
  • San Ysidro [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Ysidro
    • San Ysidro [Dona Ana County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Mesilla Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Ysidro
  • Dona Ana [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dona Ana
    • Dona Ana [Dona Ana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Mesilla Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dona Ana have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dona Ana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dona Ana<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mesquite [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesquite
      • Mesquite [Dona Ana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mesilla Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mesquite have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesquite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesquite<4>
    • Spaceport City [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spaceport City
      • Spaceport City [Dona Ana County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Mesilla Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spaceport City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spaceport City
    • Hill [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill
      • Hill [Dona Ana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Mesilla Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill
    • La Mesa [Dona Ana County]
    • Vado [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vado
      • Vado [Dona Ana County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Mesilla Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vado have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vado
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vado<4>
    • Leasburg [Dona Ana County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leasburg
      • Leasburg [Dona Ana County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Mesilla Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mesilla Park ...

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

Adding Mesilla Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mesilla Park 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 Mesilla Park was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mesilla Park on our Genealogy Page.

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About Dona Ana County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mesilla Park. 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 Mesilla Park - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mesilla Park) 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 Mesilla Park. 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 Mesilla ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mesilla Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2749, Longitude: -106.7662    
<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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