Residents

The City of Portales offers residents many services, programs, and resources. From the establishment of the city municipal government in 1909, leaders in the community are commited to establishing service to the community residents within a timely and efficient manner. The Portales community is a friendly environment that continuously works towards enhancing the quality of life. Featuring a variety of parks and recreational opportunities, residents can enjoy the many days of sunshine offered in the High Plains. Home to Eastern New Mexico University and the Portales Municipal School District, education is a high local priority.

The City of Portales is also the Roosevelt County seat featuring a historic courthouse and beautifully landscaped downtown square. Local area attractions, shopping, dining, and nightlife provide convenience to local residents. In addition, Cannon Air Force Base is located just 11 miles away. Historically, agriculture has been one of the main industries of the area, which is still true today. Arts and culture venues, museums, and events occur throughout the year with local and regional artisans featuring music, pottery, artwork, and much more. The Portales community truly is the "Gateway to a Good Life".

Contact the City of Portales for more information.

City Hall
100 West 1st Street
Portales, NM 88130
(575) 356-6662

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