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Sierra County,

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The New Mexico state capital is Santa Fe.


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87901

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The population of Truth or Consequences is approximately 6,221 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 3,655 (1990).

The amount of land area in Truth or Consequences is 32.766 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.296 sq kilometers.
The distance from Truth or Consequences to Washington DC is 1808 miles. The distance to the New Mexico state capital is 190 miles. (as the crow flies)
Truth or Consequences is positioned 33.13 degrees north of the equator and 107.24 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Truth or Consequences elevation is 4,260 feet above sea level.
The Truth or Consequences median home price is $55,000 (2000).

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Location

Truth or Consequences location: on Interstate 25, north of Interstate 10 in southern New Mexico

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Climate & Weather

Truth or Consequences average annual precipitation is 10-12 inches per year.
Truth or Consequences average annual humidity is 10-15
The average winter temperature is 48 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 92 degrees F.
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Truth or Consequences history:

This town's original name was Hot Springs. Maybe it is the only town to be named for a radio show, or maybe not. But, nevertheless, the town was renamed Truth or Consequences in 1950 when a live broadcast of the radio program, Truth or Consequences, was broadcast from here. They received so much publicity from the show, the locals decided they should name the town for the radio program. The area is well known for its hot springs nearby that heat to 110 degrees F. The springs were originally a secret place known only to the Apaches of the area. In the early 1900's, the secret was out and resorts sprang up here

Try this page about the unique name of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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Attractions

Truth or Consequences attractions:

Municipal Golf Course
685 Marie St
Truth Or Consequences, NM 87901-3327
Phone: 505-894-2603

Truth or Consequences has always been known for its Hot Mineral Springs

Elephant Butte Lake State Park
The park is located about five miles from the city. Elephant Butte Lake is within the park and has about 36,000 acres in the lake. Sport fishing is very popular on the lake as well as all other outdoor activities year-round.

Geronimo Springs Museum
211 Main Street
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Open 9a.m.- 5p.m., Monday - Saturday
Phone: 505-894-6600
There are various rooms featuring different periods of history in the area including a life size wax figure of Geronimo, the famous Apache Leader.

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