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Dona Ana County and Otero County, New Mexico


Page Contents for Chaparral, New Mexico

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Statistics & Facts

The New Mexico state capital is Santa Fe.
The population of Chaparral is approximately 25,000 (1990), 14631 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,585 (1990), 4222 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chaparral is 14.105 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chaparral to Washington DC is 1778 miles.
The distance to the New Mexico state capital is 253 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chaparral is positioned 32.02 degrees north of the equator and 106.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.


22 miles south of Las Cruces via Interstate 10 and then 16 miles east via N.M. 404. The state highway is the best access over the Franklin Mountains and provides area residents with a shortcut to El Paso International Airport, which is located on the northwest side of the neighboring Texas city.

Here is a map page from Mapquest.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for the area

Here are some Great Old timers stories
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Chaparral, New Mexico is one of the largest unincorporated towns in the state of New Mexico. Most of the population works in neighboring El Paso, Texas, which is only seven miles south via N.M. 213.

Learn more about Chaparrel at this informative website
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Chaparral Schools

Chaparrel students attend Gadsden High School
6301 Highway 28
Anthony, New Mexico 88021
Office: 505-882-6300

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