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Lordsburg is a city in Hidalgo County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for Dr. Charles H. Lord, a New Yorker who moved to the area; another says it was named for Delbert Lord, railroad engineer.

The latitude of Lordsburg is 32.350N. The longitude is -108.708W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,249 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,904.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$21,036
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lordsburg demographic reports
Lordsburg is near the Arizona border.
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "Seraphim Falls"
Local festivals include:
  • Hidalgo County Fair - Aug. 23-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lordsburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Wildlife: Red Rock Wildlife Area

Lordsburg attractions: Shakespeare Ghost Town
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lordsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hidalgo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88045 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Lordsburg residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lordsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lordsburg was $10,877, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

6% of Lordsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Lordsburg festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lordsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $227.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.


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Libraries in Lordsburg include Lordsburg-Hidalgo Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Hidalgo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lordsburg political report.

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The average commute time for Lordsburg workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lordsburg include Best Western, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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Lordsburg, NM

Pros: warm friendly sleepy small ideal location

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