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Welcome to Monument ...

Monument is located in southeast New Mexico.

Monument is located in Lea County.

Monument is 3,600 feet [1,097 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Monument is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

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

The area code for Monument: (575)

Communities near Monument ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Monument and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Air Base City   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arkansas Junction   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Eunice   [Map]   2,954   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hillburn City   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hobbs   [Map]   37,764   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Humble City   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Monument.

Communities Also Named Monument ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Monument - they are located in Colorado, Kansas, New Brunswick, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monument. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monument.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Monument:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monument ...

Looking for more information about Monument? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Monument, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Monument.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monument. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monument - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Monument. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monument) 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 Monument. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Monument

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monument. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6241, Longitude: -103.2650     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monument.

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This page was last modified: 21 Nov 2018
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