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Otero County
New Mexico

Otero County information, links, and neighbors

Otero County information:

   Named for Miguel A. Otero (1859-1944)
   Population: 63,797 (2010); 62,298 (2000); 51,928 (1990)
   Land area 6,627 square miles.
   County seat: Alamogordo

Links:

   Otero County official web site.
   Wikipedia article on Otero County
   Histopolis page for Otero County
   Otero County Courthouse images from postcards at CourthouseHistory.com
   Capital Impact: Otero County -- officials, addresses, and political, economic, education data
   Otero County NMGenWeb page -- genealogical, historical information and queries
(if this link doesn't work, find the new one through the USGenWeb national site).

Neighboring areas:

   North: Lincoln County
   Northeast: Chaves County
   East: Eddy County
   Southeast: Culberson County, Tex.; Hudspeth County, Tex.
   Southwest: El Paso County, Tex.; Dona Ana County
   Northwest: Sierra County

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