Roswell, New Mexico

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The City of Roswell

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Nickname(s): Alien City, All America City
Location in the state of New Mexico
Coordinates: 33°23′39″N 104°31′21″E / 33.3942°N 104.5225°E / 33.3942; 104.5225Coordinates: 33°23′39″N 104°31′21″E / 33.3942°N 104.5225°E / 33.3942; 104.5225
Country United States
State New Mexico
Counties Chaves County
Government
 • Mayor Del Jurney
Area
 • Total 29.0 sq mi (75.0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 45,293
Time zone Mountain (UTC-7)
ZIP code 88201-88203
Area code(s) 575

Roswell is a city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It is famous for the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), which was founded in 1891.