Las Cruces, also known as “The City of the Crosses”, is the county seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. As of 2014, the population is 101,408 making it the second largest city in the state, after Albuquerque. Las Cruces is the largest city in both Doña Ana County and southern New Mexico. It is the principal city of a metropolitan statistical area which encompasses all of Doña Ana County and is part of the larger El Paso–Las Cruces combined statistical area. Las Cruces is the economic and geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, which is the agricultural region on the flood plain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas. Las Cruces is also the home of New Mexico State University (NMSU), New Mexico’s only land grant university. The city’s major employer is the federal government on nearby White Sands Test Facility and White Sands Missile Range. The Organ Mountains, ten miles (16 km) to the east, are dominant in the city’s landscape, along with the Doña Ana Mountains, Robledo Mountains, and Picacho Peak. Las Cruces lies 225 miles (362 km) south of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 43 miles (69 km) northwest of El Paso, Texas and 60 miles (97 km) north of the Mexican border.
Uber has launched rides in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Current Uber customers and new riders can take advantage of a new Uber promotion during this launch, with 5 free rides up to $20 from Wednesday, February 18th until Sunday, March 1st! You do not need to enter an Uber promotional code – just ride for free! Remember that this Uber new member promo expires soon, so take advantage of it as soon as possible!
For more information about the Uber new member promo, read the Uber New Mexico promotional blog here.
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