Livability

In a 2008 town hall, residents were asked what made Carrizozo unique. Their answers included, the friendliness of the people, the fact that it is a small, quiet town, its historic buildings and the climate. It is not without common rural, small-town woes. Quiet can mean isolation, many of the historic buildings are falling into…

Working remotely

Carrizozo offers high speed internet, superior cell phone connectivity, inexpensive housing, good schools, quiet (apart from the occasional train whistle), all surrounded by a vast and inspiring landscape, far enough away from impulsive distractions but only an hour or so drive to four universities and their mid-size cities. InternetTularosa Basin Telephone Company/Tularosa Communications, Inc (TBTC/TCI)…

News

 Those seeking assistance should review the current FAQ at www.RentHelpNM.org to learn more about eligibility and documentation needed for their application. The help desk phone number is 1-833-485-1334. The state of New Mexico will either pay the landlord and/or the utility provider directly depending on the financial assistance request by the applicant. Landlords and utility providers…

Life in Carrizozo

Carrizozo started as a link on the El Paso and Northeastern Railway (EP&NE) in 1899. In 1909, the county seat was moved from Lincoln to Carrizozo and the population grew to approximately 2,000. Unfortunately, the rise of the automobile, railway travel decreased and, with it, the boom that brought people and businesses to the area.…

Projects and Affiliates

CWI is the fiscal sponsor for a variety of organizations in Carrizozo and has provided in-kind support for myriad community efforts. Many organizations have gone on to establish their own 501(c)(3) statuses and currently provide valuable services and outlets to the community. Below are some of the affiliates CWI has or still is supporting as…

Opportunities

Carrizozo offers myriad opportunities for relocating, expanding or starting a business. Located at the crossroads of two major highways, along a railroad line and with its own airport, Carrizozo is a transportation hub. It also offers inexpensive real estate, an ample water supply, a liquid waste facility and consistent and reasonably priced utilities. Whether it…