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Otero County, New Mexico

1000 New York Ave Rm 101
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: (505) 437-7427
Fax: (505) 443-2904
www.co.otero.nm.us

On the central southern border of NM, east of Las Cruces; organized Jan 30, 1899 from Dona Ana and Lincoln counties. Name Origin: For Miguel Antonio Otero (1859-1944), territorial governor of New Mexico (1896-1906)

Area (sq mi):: 6627.43 (land 6626.50; water 0.93) Population per square mile: 9.60
Population 2005: 63,538 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 62,298 (White 55.70%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 32.20%; Asian 1.20%; Other 21.20%). Foreign born: 11.10%. Median age: 33.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,345; median household $30,861; Population below poverty level: 19.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,929-$19,831
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 20.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Alamogordo County seat (36,211)

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    Otero County, Colorado

    PO Box 511
    La Junta, CO 81050
    Phone: (719) 383-3020
    Fax: (719) 383-3026

    In southeastern CO, southeast of Pueblo; organized Mar 25, 1889, from Bent County. Name Origin: For Miguel Antonio Otero (1859-1944), NM territorial governor (1896-1906)

    Area (sq mi):: 1269.74 (land 1262.86; water 6.89) Population per square mile: 15.40
    Population 2005: 19,495 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 20,311 (White 59.20%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 37.60%; Asian 0.70%; Other 19.60%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 37.70
    Income 2000: per capita $15,113; median household $29,738; Population below poverty level: 18.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,097-$23,348
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    95) or were unresolved; however, a single clade (Haplotype group i) was recovered that contained eight haplotypes including the two from Yuma County, Arizona, and six haplotypes from Otero County, New Mexico.
    Haplotypes from Arizona appeared, in general, to be more closely allied with six of the eight haplotypes obtained from otero County, New Mexico (Fig.
    Although 90% highest-posterior-density intervals for all pairwise estimates of divergence of populations overlapped, the population from Otero County, New Mexico, had the most recent divergence from S.
    Forest Service-Lincoln National Forest, Otero County, and the Village of Cloudcroft have collaborated on a conservation plan for the Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas anicia cloudcrofti), an orange and black butterfly that lives in the high elevation meadows of Otero County, New Mexico.
    Metalline Mining Company (MMGG) has decided not to complete the Option earn-in requirements of the agreement between Metalline Mining Company and the BOW Corporation on the Silver Hills Mining District properties, Otero County, New Mexico, dated 21 December 2001, and to terminate the agreement and release the Option.
    Otero County, New Mexico is soliciting qualification based proposals from highly qualified firms to enter into an agreement for Legal Services.
    Addington will retain its interest in a nepheline syenite project at Wind Mountain in Otero County, New Mexico.
    MATERIALS AND METHODS--Our study area encompassed much of the Sacramento Ranger District (182,278 ha), Lincoln National Forest, southern Sacramento Mountains, Otero County, New Mexico.
    Table 1--Available cover in the study area on the Sacramento Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest, Otero County, New Mexico, and selection ratios (proportion of habitats within home ranges divided by proportion of available habitats in the study area) relative to types of cover in home ranges occupied by elk (Cervus elaphus)in spring, summer, and autumn, 2004-2006; * significant at P [less than or equal to] 0.
    White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, is an area of gypsum (calcium sulfate) dunes and surrounding rangeland ca.
    Number Number Number Number of of of of species in Location families genera species common Jornada del 24 73 117 White Sands, 14 Muerto, Dona Valley of Fires, 35 County, New Big Bend, 19 Mexico White Sands 15 31 38 Jornada del Muerto, 14 National Valley of Fires, 14 Monument and Big Bend, 7 vicinity, Otero County, New Mexico (a) Valley of 23 66 91 Jornada del Muerto, 35 Fires near White Sands, 14 Carrizozo and Big Bend, 10 vicinity, Lincoln County, New Mexico Big Bend area, 21 47 63 Jornada del Muerto, 19 Presidio White Sands, 7 County Texas Valley of Fires, 10 (a) (a) Data were from pitfall samples only.