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Mountain Park, New Mexico

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Welcome to Mountain Park ...

Mountain Park is located in Otero County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Park: Mtn. Park

Mountain Park is 6,700 feet [2,042 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mountain Park is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Mountain Park: (575)

Communities Also Named Mountain Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Mountain Park - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Florida, Georgia (3), Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2) and Utah.

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

Communities near Mountain Park ...

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

  • Alamogordo [Otero County]
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    • Alamogordo [Otero County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Mountain Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamogordo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamogordo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamogordo<5>
  • Tularosa [Otero County]
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    • Tularosa [Otero County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Mountain Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tularosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tularosa<5>
  • Cloudcroft [Otero County]
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    • Cloudcroft [Otero County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Mountain Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloudcroft
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloudcroft<5>
  • La Luz [Otero County]
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    • Sunspot [Otero County]
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      • Sunspot [Otero County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Mountain Park
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    • Boles Acres [Otero County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boles Acres
      • Boles Acres [Otero County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Mountain Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boles Acres
    • Bent [Otero County]
    • Mescalero [Otero County]
    • Hortonville [Otero County]
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      • Hortonville [Otero County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Mountain Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
    • Sacramento [Otero 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 Mountain Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Park.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Park ...

Looking for more information about Mountain 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.

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

Adding Mountain Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mountain 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 Mountain Park was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Mountain Park on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Otero County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otero County:

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Otero, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain Park) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountain 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 Mountain ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9513, Longitude: -105.8255    
<4>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.
<5>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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