Where New Mexico meets Old Mexico
Luna County has a total land area of 2,965 square miles. However, 70 percent of the land is public land. Luna County is primarily known as a farming and ranching area and many of New Mexico’s most well-known wineries are thriving near the community of Deming.
Luna County has a successful heritage in farming and ranching producing chilies, pecans, cotton, melons, sweet onions, and grapes and is home to value-added agricultural product processing plants.
Luna County encompasses the Village of Columbus which has a 24 hour Port of Entry along the Palomas, Mexico border.