Capitan, New Mexico

Capitan is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States, located north of the Lincoln National Forest between the Capitan and Sacramento Mountains at an elevation of 6,350 feet. The population was 1,489 at the 2010 census. Capitan was founded in the 1890s and incorporated in 1941.
  • Elevation: 6,350 ft (1,950 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: New Mexico
  • County: Lincoln
  • ZIP code: 88316
  • Area code: 575
  • FIPS code: 35-11800
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