Roswell is a city located in Chaves County in the southeastern quarter of the state of New Mexico, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 45,293. It is a center for irrigation farming, dairying, ranching, manufacturing, distribution, and petroleum production. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute, founded in 1891. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located a few miles northeast of the city on the Pecos River.
In the 1930s Roswell was a site for much of Robert Goddard's later rocketry work. It is also the birthplace of actress Demi Moore.
Web Sites and Links
All-Roswell.comOver 100 local links.
Roswell Convention and Visitors BureauBusiness and tourism information.
Roswell New Mexico Community Web SiteLinks to organizations and businesses in the area.
Roswell OnlineA community site. Major sections include community resources, environs, government, history, how to ..., a better life, leisure, missile silos and UFO clip art.
Roswell, New Mexico, Chamber of CommercePromoting business and tourism in the area.
Weather Hub - Roswell, New MexicoLocal forecast and current conditions.