100+ Restaurants

Hobbs and Lovington are home to a large variety of restaurants, from brand-name chains to mom-and-pop places that offer home-cooked cuisine to suit any taste and budget. As Lea County has grown...

Zia Park Casino & Racetrack

Zia Park Casino & Racetrack offers entertainment for all of Lea County. A private casino, it is located near to NMJC, Lea County Event Center, and more. In the fall, horse racing takes place...

The CORE

In a partnership with New Mexico Junior College, University of the Southwest, Lea County, Hobbs Municipal Schools, J.F. Maddox Foundation, and the City of Hobbs, the Center of Recreational...

Lea County Event Center

The Lea County Event Center is a 167,000 SF facility that includes an arena with fixed seating for over 6,000, banquet halls, meeting rooms, and a kitchen for catering. The Event Center hosts many...

Lea County Fairgrounds

The Lea County Fairgrounds, located near Lovington and within 20 minutes from EnergyPlex Park , hosts the largest fair in New Mexico. The county fair takes place in August and hosts numerous...

Western Heritage Museum

The Western Heritage Museum can be found in conjunction with New Mexico Junior College and the Cowboy Hall of Fame. The museum often features revolving and traveling exhibits including western...

Lea County Museum

Located in Lovington, the county seat of Lea County, the Lea County Museum keeps a record of Lea County’s history. The museum was founded in 1969 and is located in a historical hotel near...

30+ Hotels

Lea County has many hotels, and EnergyPlex Park is within 30 of those, including Hobbs and Lovington. These include brand name chains and locally-owned hotels and motels that account for over...

Nor-Lea General Hospital

Located in Lovington, Nor-Lea General Hospital is a 25-bed facility offering the following services: Emergency Department, Homecare, Hospice, imaging, Laboratory Services, Outpatient Surgery...

Lea Regional Medical Center

Lea Regional Medical Center is a licensed 250-bed facility offering the following services: Adult Mental Health Program, Cardiac Services, Case Management, Emergency Department...

Workforce Training Center

New Mexico Junior College’s (NMJC) division of Careers & Technology and Training & Outreach provides workforce training programs throughout the county. Workforce development is provided...

New Mexico Junior College

New Mexico Junior College enjoys the distinction of being the first junior college built in the state. Today, NMJC occupies 243 total acres, with approximately 500,000 square feet of building...