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The population of Carlsbad is approximately 24,952 (1990), 26138 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,575 (1990), 10257 (2010).

The amount of land area in Carlsbad is 70.574 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.118 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carlsbad to Washington DC is 1650 miles. The distance to the New Mexico state capital is 246 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carlsbad is positioned 32.40 degrees north of the equator and 104.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Carlsbad elevation is 3,110 feet above sea level.

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Carlsbad location: On Hwy 285 in the southeastern part of the state close to Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Carlsbad history:

This area was helped greatly by the US Bureau of Reclamation's system of dams and canals which irrigates 25,000 acres of previously unfarmed land.
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Carlsbad attractions:

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
3225 National Parks Hwy.
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone: 505-785-2232
The park is located 20 miles southwest of Carlsbad on US 62/180. The park includes 46,776 acres. Carlsbad Cavern is a series of huge underground rooms which makes up one of the worlds largest caves. There are 21 miles of surveyed corridors and chambers. The entrance is 90 feet wide and 40 feet high. The underground temperature is a constant 56 degrees.
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P.O. Box 3008
Carlsbad, NM 88220

Carlsbad Museum and Art Center
418 W. Fox St.
Carlsbad, NM
Phone: 505-887-0276

Living Desert State Park
off US 285
Phone: 505-887-5516
Over 50 species may be seen in this park which also includes a greenhouse of cactus and succulents from around the world. A prairie dog town and a visitor center offer other features.

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