Mission & Statistics

Mission Statement
Eddy County will provide leadership, service, policies and direction for the enhancement of safety, health, economic and infrastructure development based on the principles of ethical management, fiscal responsibility, open-mindedness, vision and integrity while preserving the trust placed in us by the citizens of Eddy County.

Fee Schedule
The Eddy County Fee Schedule (PDF) is provided under the Freedom of Information Act.

Eddy County Statistics
  • Elevation: 3,100 feet
  • Rainfall: 12.92 inches annually
  • Record High/Low Temperatures: 114°/-16°
  • Average Temperature: 70° F
2010 Census Numbers
  • Carlsbad: 26,138
  • Artesia: 11,301
  • Loving: 1,413
  • Hope: 105
  • Total Eddy County Population: 53,829
Eddy County Acreage
  • Federal Lands: 1,627,826 acres
  • State Lands: 577,225.36 acres
  • Private Lands: 470,148.64 acres
  • Total Acreage: 2,675,200 acres