The county of Lea is located in New Mexico and was founded in March 17, 1917. There are 64,727 residents in Lea who have access to courthouses in Eunice, Hobbs, Jal, Lovington, Tatum. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. New Mexico is part of the 10th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,922 residents in Eunice, which is 2.9 square miles and 3,448ft above sea level.
There are 34,122 residents in Hobbs, which is 18.9 square miles and 3,622ft above sea level.
There are 2,047 residents in Jal, which is 4.8 square miles and 3,071ft above sea level.
There are 11,009 residents in Lovington, which is 4.8 square miles and 3,911ft above sea level.
There are 798 residents in Tatum, which is 1.2 square miles and 3,999ft above sea level.