Cotton City, New Mexico

Cotton City is a census-designated place in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, United States. Its population was 388 as of the 2010 census.[1] New Mexico State Road 338 passes through the community.

Cotton City, New Mexico
Cotton City is located in New Mexico
Cotton City
Cotton City
Cotton City is located in the United States
Cotton City
Cotton City
Coordinates: 32°05′18″N 108°52′45″W / 32.08833°N 108.87917°W / 32.08833; -108.87917Coordinates: 32°05′18″N 108°52′45″W / 32.08833°N 108.87917°W / 32.08833; -108.87917
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountyHidalgo
Area
 • Total25.517 sq mi (66.09 km2)
 • Land25.517 sq mi (66.09 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
4,236 ft (1,291 m)
Population
 • Total388
 • Density15/sq mi (5.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)575
GNIS feature ID899592[2]

The community was named for its cotton gin, which serves the area's cotton farms.[3]

GeographyEdit

Cotton City is located at 32°06′36″N 108°52′50″W / 32.110063°N 108.880462°W / 32.110063; -108.880462. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 25.517 square miles (66.09 km2), all land.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: New Mexico". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Cotton City". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Julyan, Robert Hixson (January 1, 1996). The Place Names of New Mexico. UNM Press. p. 99. ISBN 9780826316899.