Introduction to Hobbs, New Mexico
Hobbs, New Mexico, in Lea county, is 74 miles NW of Odessa, Texas and 206 miles E of El Paso, Texas.
Hobbs was named after James Isaac Hobbs and his wife Fannie, who were among the first people to settle in this area.
Hobbs and nearby Attractions
- Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame
- Dal Paso Center
- Lea County Museum
- Bottomless Lakes State Park
- Heritage Square
- Living Desert State Park
Things To Do In Hobbs
Popular local shopping centers include the Broadmoor Shopping Center and the Downtown Mini Mall. Parks like Washington Park, Harry McAdams State Park, Bensing Park and Humble Park offer facilities for various recreational opportunities.
Lubbock International is the nearest major airport.
Hobbs Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at the College of the Southwest, New Mexico Junior College, Odessa College, Midland College and Texas Tech University.