Sierra County, New Mexico

county in New Mexico, United States

Sierra County is a county in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,988.[1] Its county seat is Truth or Consequences.[2]

Sierra County
Sierra County Courthouse in Truth or Consequences
Sierra County Courthouse in Truth or Consequences
Map of New Mexico highlighting Sierra County
Location within the U.S. state of New Mexico
Map of the United States highlighting New Mexico
New Mexico's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°08′N 107°11′W / 33.14°N 107.19°W / 33.14; -107.19
Country United States
State New Mexico
SeatTruth or Consequences
Largest cityTruth or Consequences
 • Total4,236 sq mi (10,970 km2)
 • Land4,179 sq mi (10,820 km2)
 • Water57 sq mi (150 km2)  1.4%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density2.9/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.