Once the largest county in the US, Lincoln county was the site of the war between Billy the Kid and local ranchers in the late 1870s. Now Lincoln County is home to a peaceful 20,000 residents. While the county seat is Carrizozo the largest city in the county is our own Ruidoso.
Most of Lincoln County population is located in the Greater Ruidoso area and in surrounding areas such as Ruidoso Downs, Hollywood, Mescalero, and Alto. Historical figures from Lincoln County include in infamous Billy The Kid and Smokey the Bear, whose names help drive the tourism trade that is heavily popularized within the county.
Other Villages around Lincoln County include Capitan and Corona which populations range typically less than a thousand. These small, historical towns provide intrigue for locals and tourist alike. Shops and local eateries cater to the tourist tracking Billy the Kid's trail through New Mexico.
While most of the population live in the Ruidoso area of Lincoln county, there are many other smaller villages and towns that provide a great community. If you're searching for a home in Lincoln County, ranch or farm in Lincoln county or any property in the area feel free to contact us. We currently have several properties for sale in Lincoln County including beautiful 3 bedroom homes in Alto for around $300K to $600K including acreage. We also have breath-taking natural siding condos and townhomes in Lincoln County.
Whatever you are looking for in Lincoln County, we would love to help you find, purchase and close on the perfect property.
Give us a call anytime at Office 575-257-9057 / Toll-Free 800-658-2773 or send us an email in the form below with your requirements and we will have one of our agents get in touch with you soon.
Chelan Agents says
Beautiful home here overlooking the canyon! Love the pics.
Beth Atalay says
I love that adobo with the white-capped mountain in the distant! Beautiful!