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The population of Hobbs is approximately 30,000 (2000), 34122 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,327 (1990), 11629 (2010).

The amount of land area in Hobbs is 48.937 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hobbs to Washington DC is 1583 miles. The distance to the New Mexico state capital is 260 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hobbs is positioned 32.73 degrees north of the equator and 103.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Hobbs location: in the Southeast corner of New Mexico, five miles from the Texas Border. Hobbs is 97 miles from Midland, Texas and 69 miles from Carlsbad, New Mexico. It is 318 miles from Albuquerque, New Mexico and 234 miles from El Paso, Texas.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Hobbs is mild. The spring is usually dry and windy. Summers are quite warm with rain and thunderstorms until September. The fall brings less rain and cooler nights. Winters are usually mild with little rain. Real winter weather rarely comes and when it does it is late in the season.
The weather in Hobbs is comfortable most of the year. There are an average of 320 sunny days each year with low humidity. The winter daytime average temperature is 33.9 degrees F. and the summer daytime average temperature is 80.1 degrees F. Most weather conditions only last for a brief time before something else comes along. The weather in Hobbs is very changeable.
Hobbs average annual rainfall is 14.6 inches per year
Hobbs average annual snowfall is 5 inches per year.
Hobbs average temperature is 62 degrees F.
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Hobbs history:

Ralph Tasker's World History class paper on the history of Hobbs. It was written in 1955 and covers early Hobbs with basic facts.

Hobbs began as a agricultural area, gaining its prominence when oil was discovered in June of 1928. Many people came to the Hobbs area after the oil strike. The town is still considered the Oil Capital of New Mexico.
The founding of Hobbs: 1907
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Hobbs attractions:

Hobbs has two golf courses, the Harry McAdams State Park, and is the headquarters of two national soaring associations

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