Introduction to Carlsbad, New Mexico
The community was originally named Eddy in 1888. In 1893, the area was organized as a municipal corporation. The town was renamed after Bohemia’s famous spa "Carlsbad." Carlsbad was proclaimed a city in 1918.
Carlsbad and nearby Attractions
- Carlsbad Caverns National Park
- Carlsbad Museum and Art Center
- Brantley Lake State Park
- Living Desert State Park
- J J Hagerman House Historic Site
- Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Things To Do In Carlsbad
The J J Hagerman House Historic Site, the Eddy and Bissell Livestock Company Headquarters Historic Site, the Eddy National Bank Historic Site and the Popes Wells Site are all in the area as well.
Cavern City Airport is the closest airport.
Carlsbad Higher Education
Higher education is offered by the College of the Southwest-Carlsbad, New Mexico State University-Carlsbad, Odessa College, Sul Ross State University, Midland College and The University of Texas at El Paso.