Places

  • Alamogordo is also known as: Otero County / Alamogordo city.

  • Alamogordo tourist attractions include: White Sands National Monument.

Facts

  • Alamogordo has been featured in films like: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), and This Must Be the Place (2011).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Cindy Chavez (politician and teacher), Billy McMillon (baseball player and manager), Donna Barton Brothers (jockey), Phillip Kimbrough (film score composer and actor), Sergio Mojica (actor), and Frank Orrall (actor).

History

Alamogordo ( /ˌæləməˈɡɔrdoʊ/) is the county seat of Otero County and a city in south-central New Mexico, United States. A desert community lying in the Tularosa Basin, it is bordered on the east by the Sacramento Mountains. It is the city nearest to Holloman Air Force Base. The population was 35,582 as of the 2000 census. Alamogordo is known for the Atari video game burial of 1983. It is also famous for its connection with the Trinity test, the first explosion of a nuclear (atomic) bomb. Humans have lived in the Alamogordo area for at least 11,000 years. The present settlement established in 1898 to support the construction of the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad, is an early example of a planned community. The city was incorporated in 1912. Tourism became an important economic factor with the creation of White Sands National Monument in 1934. During the 1950-60s, Alamogordo was an unofficial center for research on pilot safety and the developing United States' space program. Alamogordo is a charter city with a council-manager form of government. City government provides a large number of recreational and leisure facilities for its citizens, including a large park in the center of...

The official website for the city of Alamogordo is http://ci.alamogordo.nm.us/.

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Alamogordo Obituaries

It was revealed on May 3rd, 2016 that Winona Jeanette Alton (Spivey) died in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Ms. Alton was 83 years old and was born in Graham, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Winona Jeanette's life.

It was written by The Desert Sun on November 21st, 2015 that Joan Moore (Hunter) perished in Montecito, California.  Ms. Moore was 98 years old and was born in Alamogordo, NM.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joan's life.

It was noted on October 14th, 2015 that Ronda J Bigger (Luman) passed away in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Ms. Bigger was 63 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ronda J's life.

It was written on June 15th, 2015 that Lois L Pedraza (Lasarene) passed away in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Ms. Pedraza was 90 years old and was born in Gomez Palacio Durango, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lois L's life.

It was reported by The Californian on May 29th, 2015 that Betty Louise McLeskey (Stewart) perished in Salinas, California.  Ms. McLeskey was 89 years old and was born in Alamogordo, NM.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Betty Louise's life.

It was reported on March 25th, 2015 that Thomas Woodall Bowden perished in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Bowden was 80 years old and was born in Dallas, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Thomas Woodall's life.

It was revealed by Amarillo Globe-News on August 22nd, 2014 that David Dobson perished in Dalhart, Texas.  Dobson was 53 years old and was born in Alamogordo, NM.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor David's life.

It was revealed on July 15th, 2014 that Richard Seidel perished in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Seidel was 89 years old and was born in Sandoval, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard's life.

It was reported by Tri-City Herald on June 12th, 2014 that Franz Fred Malcher died in Kennewick, Washington.  Malcher was 74 years old and was born in Alamogordo, NM.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Franz Fred's life.

It was reported by Susquehanna County Independent on June 4th, 2014 that Joseph Gallagher passed away in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.  Gallagher was 58 years old and was born in Alamogordo, NM.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Joseph's life.

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Alamo's Own: House finds his calling in funeral business
including president of the New Mexico Funeral Service Association from 1999-2000. "I love Alamogordo," House said. "It is a great place to raise a family. There is a slower pace, but so fulfilling. I have enjoyed community service in Alamogordo.
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Marjorie D. Wallace
Funeral ... Wallace in Alamogordo, N.M., on March 17, 1943, and they moved to Lovington in 1953. She raised her daughters here and was very active with them in Rainbows. She served as Mother Advisor and was a member of the New Mexico Rainbow State ...
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Wanda Bernice Patton
She is survived by one son, Chris and Patty Kribbs of Cairo; two daughters, Nardra and David Mitchell of Alamogordo, NM and Henrietta and Bruce Johnson ... 00 P.M. at the Million-Taylor Funeral Home in Moberly. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 ...
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Alamogordo Funeral Home, Inc. : Alamogordo, New Mexico (NM)
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Hamilton O'Dell : Alamogordo, New Mexico (NM)
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