Otero County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

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Otero County Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Note 1: The Cultural Feature "Locales" can be very helpful in getting oriented in a new community.
Note 2: Links for Local Area Search and Driving Directions are below each feature map.

Physical Features
Areas 5
Arroyos 17
Basins 1
Cliffs 1
Flats 12
Forests 3
Gaps 2
Lakes 47
Ranges 10
Ridges 20
Springs 189
Streams 28
Summits 57
Valleys 408
Historical Features
Airports 3
Locales 7
Populated Places 2
Post Offices 9
Reservoirs 2
Wells 1
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.
  • Historical Landmarks: New Mexico's National Historic Landmarks