Alamogordo, New Mexico

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Alamogordo
City
Alamogordo Tenth Street water tower long shot.jpg
Jim Griggs Sports Complex.JPG
Shops on New York Ave.JPGWater Tower Tenth Street.JPG
Kids' Kingdom Park.JPGView from Thunder Rd.JPG
Downtown Alamogordo, looking West on 10th Street; Jim Griggs Sports Complex; Shops on New York Ave; Water Tower looking East Tenth Street; Kids' Kingdom Park; View of Alamogordo from Thunder Rd.
Location in New Mexico
Location in New Mexico
Alamogordo is located in New Mexico
Alamogordo
Alamogordo
Location in New Mexico
Alamogordo is located in the United States
Alamogordo
Alamogordo
Alamogordo (the United States)
Alamogordo is located in North America
Alamogordo
Alamogordo
Alamogordo (North America)
Coordinates: 32°54′01″N 105°57′38″W / 32.90028°N 105.96056°W / 32.90028; -105.96056Coordinates: 32°54′01″N 105°57′38″W / 32.90028°N 105.96056°W / 32.90028; -105.96056
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyOtero[1][2]
Founded1898
Incorporated1912
Named forálamo gordo, Spanish for "fat cottonwood"
Government
 • TypeCommission/Manager
 • MayorRichard Boss[3]
 • Mayor Pro TemAl Hernandez[3]
 • City ManagerMaggie Paluch[4]
Area
 • Total19.3 sq mi (50.1 km2)
 • Land19.3 sq mi (50.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
4,336 ft (1,322 m)
Population
 • Total30,403
 • Estimate 
(2018)
31,701
 • Density1,600/sq mi (610/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
ZIP codes[6]
88310, 88311 (PO Box)
Area code(s)575
FIPS code35-01780
GNIS feature ID0903054
Websiteci.alamogordo.nm.us

Alamogordo /ˌæləməˈɡɔːrd/ is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 30,403 as of the 2010 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "New Mayor, City Commission sworn into office". alamogordonews.com.
  4. "City Commission names Maggie Paluch as City Manager". alamogordonews.com.
  5. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 17, 2013.
  6. "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on January 1, 2008. Retrieved January 1, 2008.