Otero County, New Mexico
Otero County: County in New Mexico, United States
Otero County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,797 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 67,967 inhabitants. Its county seat is Alamogordo. The county was created 124 years ago in 1899.
Quick Facts about Otero County
|Population :||67,967 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||New Mexico (United States)|
|Different from :||Otero County|
|Area :||17162 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||0.2%|
|Land as percent of area :||99.8%|
|Named for :||Miguel Antonio Otero|
|Altitude :||5,981 feet / 1823 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1899|
|Time Zone :||America/Denver|
|Local time :||09:05:21 (8th June 2023)|
|Density :||4 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||6.14% (2010-2020)|
Otero County is located at 32°36'47"N 105°44'30"W (32.6131600, -105.7416800). It has 8 neighbors: Chaves County, Dona Ana County, Eddy County, Lincoln County, Sierra County, Culberson County, El Paso County and Hudspeth County.
Otero County map
The largest city of Otero County is Alamogordo with a population of 32,126. Other cities include, La Luz population 1,697, Boles Acres population 1,638 and Mescalero population 1,338. See all Otero County cities & populated places.
Otero County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Otero County.
|Alamogordo||32,126||City in Otero County, New Mexico, United States|
|Tularosa||3,040||Town in New Mexico|
|La Luz||1,697||City in Otero County, New Mexico, United States of America|
|Boles Acres||1,638||City in Otero County, New Mexico, United States of America|
|Mescalero||1,338||Unincorporated community in Otero County, New Mexico, United States|
- Official Website
Official website of Otero County
Otero County has 8 neighbours.
- Chaves County county in New Mexico, United States
- Doña Ana County county in New Mexico, United States
- Eddy County county in New Mexico, United States
- Lincoln County county in New Mexico, United States
- Sierra County county in New Mexico, United States
- Culberson County county in Texas, United States
- El Paso County county in Texas, United States
- Hudspeth County county in Texas, United States
The population of Otero County increased by 6.14% in 10 years.
People born in Otero County (2)
People born in Otero County, including actress Kim Stanley, actor Glenn Strange, .
Other places with the same name (2)
- Otero County , Colorado county in Colorado, United States with a population of 18,201 people.
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