Greater Lovington Area Chamber of Commerce

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Eunice Pump & Supply

321 N. Main

North of the Border Food truck

575-631-5543

Dynamic Safety Solutions

317 N. Main St. Lovington NM 88260

Master Pumps & Power

2001 N. Grimes Hobbs NM 88240

U-Store It

110 N. Love Street Lovington NM 88260

Ranch House Restaurant

1318 Main St. Lovington NM 88260

Corral Arena

1901 E. Stanolind Rd Hobbs NM 88240

C & C Transport

1250 E Everglade Hobbs NM 88240

Ramirez & Sons Inc

3404 N. Enterprise St Hobbs NM 88240

Vanguard Health and Safety Services Inc

518A S 11th St, Lovington, NM 88260

Be You Fashion LLC

201 N. Main St. Lovington, NM 88260

Moreno Custom Painting

1305 W. Ave. I Lovington, NM 88260

Desert Functional Medicine and Aesthetics

3900 N Lovington Hwy, Ste 550, Hobbs, NM 88240

Advanced Lock Service

103 W Vega St. Hobbs, NM 88240

CORE Realty Group

110 S. Main Lovington, NM 88260

Frac Tank Rentals

1300 NW County Rd, Hobbs, NM 88240

 

 

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History of Lovington Area.

Lovington was established at the beginning of the 20th century. The first store was built in 1908 and was named "Jim B. Love Grocery Store." The first post office was also housed in the store, and Jim Love was appointed postmaster. In 1917 Lea County was formed from parts of Chaves and Eddy County, and Lovington was designated as the county seat.

From the time of its establishment, Lovington was primarily a ranching and farming center. Oil was discovered in 1928 but did not have a significant impact on the economy until 1950 when the Denton pool, located nine miles northeast of Lovington, was discovered. In a short time the Denton pool had 92 flowing wells and, along with subsequent oil development, shaped the economy, labor force, and life style of present day Lovington.

Population changes in Lovington during the first half of the century reflected the steady growth in farming and ranching, while changes since 1950 have been related to the oil and gas industry. Only recently has the dairy industry begun to take part in our growth. The Census Bureau counted 411 people in the city in 1920. By 1940, the number had grown to 1,916 and between 1940 and 1960 Lovington experienced a 500 percent increase in population. Since that time the climb has leveled to a population of 11,399 as of 2016. Lovington’s climate, like much of eastern New Mexico and western Texas, is characterized by warm summer days, cool nights and mild sunny winters. The summer months have average maximum temperatures in the 90s cooling down to the 60s at night while the daytime maximums in the winter range from the 50s to 60s.

Community spirit appears to have prevailed from the very first in the new town of Lovington as it still does today.
 

 
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The Troy J. Harris Center

Want a place to hold that important business meeting or gathering? Check out the Troy Harris Center, the premier business event center to host safety meetings, business seminars, and gatherings. Call 575-396-5311 for more details and reservations. Chamber members receive reduced rates!

 

 

 
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Join us for Pan dulce con leche!

When: September 26th

Time: 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.

Where: Chamber of Commerce

Free Lunch & Free Expertise for you and your company!

 

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