Eddy County, New Mexico

Eddy County Mission Statement:


Eddy County will provide leadership, service, policies and direction for the enhancement of safety, health, economic and infrastructure development based on the principles of ethical management, fiscal responsibility, open-mindedness, vision and integrity while preserving the trust placed in us by the citizens of Eddy County. Click here to visit their website: www.co.eddy.nm.us


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Eddy County Statistics:

  • Elevation:  3,100 feet
  • Rainfall:  12.92" annually
  • Record High/Low Temperatures:  114°/-16°
  • Average Temperature:  70° F


2010 Census Numbers:

  • Carlsbad: 26,138
  • Artesia:  11,301
  • Loving:  1,413
  • Hope:  105
  • Total Eddy County Population:  53,829


Eddy County Acreage:

  • Federal Lands:  1,627,826 acres
  • State Lands:  577,225.36 acres
  • Private Lands:  470,148.64
  • Total Acreage:  2,675,200.00


Eddy County Data and Statistics:


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