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Carlsbad, New Mexico

Interesting facts about the City of Carlsbad

Water skiing on the Pecos River.

Eddy as Carlsbad was originally known was named for two local ranchers John and Charles Eddy.

In 1898, the town's name was changed to Carlsbad after Karlsbad, Bohemia whose pure mineral water was rivaled by that of a spring northwest of town.

Carlsbad receives a mere 12.4" of rain a year.

Carlsbad is 28 miles from the caverns.

Paddleboat and friendly locals.

Potash mines and alfalfa are important industries in Carlsbad . New Mexico produces more potash than any other state. Potash is primarily used in the making of fertilizer.

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