Facts About Carlsbad
Carlsbad is a city in and the county seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, United States
Carlsbad is centred at the intersection of U.S. Routes 62/180 and 285 and is the principal city of the Carlsbad-Artesia Micropolitan Statistical Area
Carlsbad is a hub for potash mining, petroleum production, and tourism.
Carlsbad was originally christened the town of Eddy on September 15, 1888, and organized as a municipal corporation in 1893; the settlement bore the name of Charles B. Eddy, co-owner of the Eddy-Bissell Livestock Company.
On March 25, 1918, then-governor of New Mexico Washington Ellsworth Lindsey proclaim Carlsbad as a city.
Carlsbad is located near the centre of Eddy County at 32°24′43″N 104°14′11″W.
An elevation of 3,295 feet. Carlsbad is situated in the northern reaches of the Chihuahuan Desert ecoregion, in the lower Pecos River Valley.
The estimated population of Carlsbad is 114,253, as of 2019.
Carlsbad has a total area of 29.2 square miles; 28.9 square miles of the city island, and 0.3 square miles, or 0.93%, is water.
Carlsbad is the gateway to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park is designated a World Heritage Site.