The City of Sunland Park, is adjacent to the City of El Paso, Texas and borders the Mexican town of Anapra which is in Cd. Juarez's Metropolitan area. Sunland Park is the largest border city in New Mexico that is situated on the U.S./Mexico border. It is 35 miles south from New Mexico's second largest City of Las Cruces and only 15 miles from the Santa Teresa/San Jeronimo Border Crossing, which is southern New Mexico's largest border industrial area home of Union Pacific Rail's largest intermodal-transfer station.
The City's incorporation became effective on January 1, 1984. The city is only 33 years old!
The City's population is 16,544 & Growing (per U.S. Census Bureau latest estimate - 2016)
The name of our City says it all. There is an abundance of sunshine year-round with an average temperature of 63.3 Degrees Fahrenheit, ranking #1 weather in New Mexico according to http://www.usa.com/sunland-park-nm-weather.htm
The City of Sunland Park encompasses 13.73 square miles, which is equivalent to 8,792.97 acres. In kilometers, the city is 35.58 square kilometers.