Lordsburg, New Mexico Facts:
- County: Hidalgo
- Coverage Area (Total): 8.4 sq. miles
- Elevation: 4,250 ft.
- Population: 2,778
- Cities/Towns covered in local Names and Numbers Phone Book: Arenas Valley, Bayard, Buckhorn, Cliff, Deming, Faywood, Gila, Gila Hot Springs, Glenwood, Hanover, Hurley, Lake Roberts, Lordsburg, Mimbres, Mule Creek, Red Rock, Riverside, San Lorenzo, Santa Clara, Silver City, Tyrone, Virden
Lordsburg was founded in 1880 and is the birthplace of the official New Mexico state song, "O Fair New Mexico." The song was written by Lordsburg resident Elizabeth Garrett, the blind daughter of famed sheriff Pat Garrett. It was signed into law as the official state song in 1917.
Lordsburg maintains a variety of attractions including: