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New Mexico

New Mexico Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 121,356 sq miles
    (water) 234 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 121,590 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 349 miles
  • Vertical Length: 392 miles

  • Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (5) Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas
  • Counties: (33) Map
  • County: (largest by population) Bernalillo, 556,678
  • Geographic Center: approximately 12 miles to the southwest of Willard, in Torrence County
  • Highest Point: Wheeler Peak, 13,161 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Red Bluff Reservoir along the Pecos River on the southern border with Texas (2,842 ft.)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: (average) 5,709 ft.
  • Relative Location

New Mexico Photographs

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Organ Mountains, New Mexico

New Mexico Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Albuquerque Bernalillo 505
Reserve Catron 575
Roswell Chaves 575
Grants Cibola 505
Raton Colfax 575
Clovis Curry 575
Fort Sumner De Baca 575
Las Cruces Dona Ana 575
Carlsbad Eddy 575
Silver City Grant 575
Santa Rosa Guadalupe 575
Roy Harding 575
Lordsburg Hidalgo 575
Hobbs Lea 575
Ruidoso Lincoln 575
Los Alamos Los Alamos 505
Deming Luna 575
Gallup McKinley 505
Mora Mora 575
Alamogordo Otero 575
Tucumcari Quay 575
Espanola Rio Arriba 505
Portales Roosevelt 575
Farmington San Juan 505
Las Vegas San Miguel 505
Rio Rancho Sandoval 505
Santa Fe Santa Fe 505
Truth or Consequences Sierra 575
Socorro Socorro 575
Taos Taos 575
Moriarty Torrance 505
Clayton Union 575
Los Lunas Valencia 505

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.