Area Information: Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA

Southern New Mexico

Elevation: 3,900'

Nearby Cities: El Paso, TX - 46 miles, Albuquerque, NM - 222 miles, Phoenix, AZ - 390 miles

Doña Ana County Seat: Las Cruces

City of Las Cruces Website



Current Weather

Monthly Averages: Average Lows - Average Highs

January: 36.1°F - 53.6°F         February: 39.9°F - 60.1°F

March: 46.9°F - 69.1°F           April: 52.7°F - 76.3°F

May: 59.4°F - 83.5°F              June: 70.9°F - 93.9°F

July: 73.8°F - 92.3°F               August: 72.9°F - 90.5°F

September: 66.6°F - 84.4°F   October: 56.1°F - 74.8°F

November: 44.4°F - 63.3°F.    December: 37.4°F - 53.8°F


Average Annual Precipitation: 8 - 9 inches | High of 2.28" in July, Low of 0.12" in April | Average Humidity: 22% low, 50% high.


Populations (as of 2021):

Las Cruces: 112,914 

Doña County: 221,508 

New Mexico: 2,116,000


Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce                        Las Cruces, Economic Development                                             Emergency Lines: 

150 E Lohman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001                            250 S Main St, Las Cruces, NM 88001                     Las Cruces Police Department: (575) 526-0795

(575) 524-1968                                                                                   (575) 541-2286                                                                          Las Cruces Sheriff: (575) 525-1911

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm            New Mexico State Police: (575) 526-0795


Local News:

Las Cruces Bulletin                    KTSM Las Cruces News                    Las Cruces Sun News


Las Cruces Public Schools:

Elementary Schools:

Alameda Elementary School                   Booker T Washington Elementary School                     Central Elementary School                    Cesar Chavez Elementary School

Columbia Elementary School                   Conlee Elementary School                      Desert Hills Elementary School                        Doña Ana Elementary School

East Picacho Elementary School                 Fairacres Elementary School                     Hermosa Heights Elementary School                    Highland Elementary School

Hillrise Elementary School                     Jornada Elementary School                      Loma Heights Elementary School                      MacArthur Elementary School

Mesilla Elementary School                    Mesilla Park Elementary School                    Monte Vista Elementary School                     Sonoma Elementary School

Sunrise Elementary School                    Tombaugh Elementary School                      University Hills Elementary School                       Valley View Elementary School

White Sands School                                               

Middle Schools:

Camino Real Middle School                     Lynn Middle School                   Mesa Middle School                     Mesilla Valley Leadership Academy

Picacho Middle School                    Sierra Middle School                   Vista Middle School                    White Sands School                    Zia Middle School

High Schools:

Arrowhead Park Early College High School                    Centennial High School                       Las Cruces High School

Rio Grande Preparatory Institute                                 Organ Mountain High School                Mayfield High School    

Private Schools:

Cornerstone Christian Academy                  Mission Lutheran School                     Desert Springs Christian Academy                   Mesilla Valley Christian School

Las Cruces Academy                    3 Crosses Christian School                    Las Cruces Catholic School                       Explore Academy

College Heights Kindergarten                        The New America School                          Living Hope Montessori                     Mission Academy