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Otero County, New Mexico

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Otero County, New Mexico.

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The county was established in 1899 and was named for Miguel Antonio Otero, the territorial governor when the county was created.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages, Reservations & Communities

  • Alamogordo (County Seat)
  • Bent
  • Boles Acres
  • Chaparral
  • Cloudcroft
  • High Rolls
  • Holloman AFB
  • Hortonville
  • La Luz
  • Mayhill
  • Mescalero
  • Mescalero Apache Res.
  • Mountain Park
  • Newman
  • Orogrande
  • Piñon
  • Sacramento
  • Sunspot
  • Three Rivers
  • Timberon
  • Tularosa
  • Twin Forks
  • Weed



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

White Sands National Park (part)

Nat'l Solar Observatory