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Facts About Carlsbad

  • Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States
  • Carlsbad is centred at the intersection of U.S. Routes 62/180 and 285 and is the principal city of the Carlsbad-Artesia Micropolitan Statistical Area
  • Carlsbad is a hub for potash mining, petroleum production, and tourism.
  • Carlsbad was originally christened the town of Eddy on September 15, 1888, and organized as a municipal corporation in 1893; the settlement bore the name of Charles B. Eddy, co-owner of the Eddy-Bissell Livestock Company.
  • On March 25, 1918, then-governor of New Mexico Washington Ellsworth Lindsey proclaim Carlsbad as a city.
  • Carlsbad is located near the centre of Eddy County at 32°24′43″N 104°14′11″W.
  • An elevation of 3,295 feet. Carlsbad is situated in the northern reaches of the Chihuahuan Desert ecoregion, in the lower Pecos River Valley.
  • The estimated population of Carlsbad is 114,253, as of 2019.
  • Carlsbad has a total area of 29.2 square miles; 28.9 square miles of the city island, and 0.3 square miles, or 0.93%, is water.
  • Carlsbad is the gateway to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park is designated a World Heritage Site.

 

Facts About Carlsbad
Facts About Carlsbad

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