wheres should I retire?
You are here: Home > Southwest- Lincoln County, Southeast New Mexico - New Mexico

Retirement Living in Southwest- Lincoln County, Southeast New Mexico - New Mexico


Jump to: Area, Characteristics, Cost, Amenities, Climate, Demographics, Housing, Assistance

Area Description

Ideally located in the heart of historic Lincoln County, Capitan is home to 2,000 friendly residents and a growing arts community The Village is situated between the Capitan and Sacramento Mountains at an elevation of 6,530 feet. Enjoy a temperate climate, days filled with brilliant sunshine cooled by the brisk mountain breeze.

Founded in the 1890's, incorporated in 1941, the Village retains its small town country flavor. Buried on the grounds of the Smokey Bear Historical Park is Smokey Bear. The park features fire prevention information, a xeriscape garden with walkable pathways and benches for outdoor enjoyment.

Capitan is the gateway to the The Frontier Trail. The Trail is a tourist favorite because of its beautiful scenery, climate, special events, rodeos, festivals, history, authentic cowboy culture and cusine. The Trail is home to a wide variety of excellent galleries, studios & museums. Follow the Trail and you'll find a eclectic collection of period & contemporary collectibles, vintage, antiques and crafts of the highest caliber- paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, fiber arts, woodworking, glass, basketry, collectibles, vintage, antiques & apparel. Exit the freeways and explore a leisurely drive and a genuine Old West adventure. If you are considering relocating to Lincoln County to live or to start a business, there are plenty of people here ready to help.

Region Characteristics





Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness










   Rich in history,Capitan offers all the open space, comforts and relaxed atmosphere of a small community. Located in the heart of the Lincoln National Forest,it is ideally situated on the Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway just 25 miles from Ruidoso New Mexico, a year-round mountain resort offering all the amenities and activities of a metropolitan city and surround by the historic
communities of Old Lincoln, famous for Billy the Kid, Carrizozo, Hondo, Lincoln, Nogal,
San Patricio, White Oaks and Tinne.


Cultural Activities





Carrizozo Heritage Museum, Smokey Bear Museum, Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts and Carrizozo Music in the Park.

Public transportation





Medical Facilities


New Horizons Developmental Center

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  23.0  36.0  49.0  0.6 "
 Feb  25.0  39.0  53.0  0.8 "
 Mar  29.0  44.0  59.0  0.6 "
 Apr  35.0  51.5  68.0  0.5 "
 May  43.0  59.5  76.0  1.2 "
 Jun  50.0  67.0  84.0  1.6 "
 Jul  54.0  68.5  83.0  3.5 "
 Aug  53.0  67.0  81.0  3.5 "
 Sep  47.0  61.5  76.0  2.2 "
 Oct  38.0  53.0  68.0  1.3 "
 Nov  29.0  43.0  57.0  1.1 "
 Dec  23.0  36.0  49.0  1.0 "


Our Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 30's and highs in the low 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

Natural Disaster Areas



Cost of Living for Southwest- Lincoln County, Southeast New Mexico, NM

Southwest- Lincoln County, Southeast New Mexico, New Mexico cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

Cost of Living

Demographics

Race

Religion

Political Party

Age

Senior Housing Options






Senior Assistance in Southwest- Lincoln County, Southeast New Mexico, NM

Southwest- Lincoln County, Southeast New Mexico, New Mexico offers the following assistance for seniors:



Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Plenty of opportunities to Volunteer!

Additional Information

Visitor Information

Relocation Information


Back to: Area, Characteristics, Cost, Amenities, Climate, Demographics, Housing, Assistance

     






Disclaimer Privacy Contact Us