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Cloudcroft, New Mexico, has a resident population of about 850 people. The “greater Cloudcroft” area adds about 2,000 more people.

The town elevation is 8,600 feet, but you can get to almost 9,000 feet by climbing the hill above Burro Street, our main street.

“Cloudcroft” is an old English word meaning covered or shrouded in clouds. It is a wonderful, unique name. Cloudcroft is not normally covered in clouds, however. Instead, the norm is beautiful views and wonderful temperatures, staying cool in the summer and not getting that cold in the winter.

Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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