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ⓘ Alto, New Mexico




Alto, New Mexico
                                     

ⓘ Alto, New Mexico

Alto is an unincorporated area of Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States. It is located at an elevation of 7.550 feet in the Lincoln National Forest, five miles north of the village of Ruidoso. Alto received its name from the Spanish word "high" because of its elevation.

Alto lakes 7.550 height of the legs is a planned residential and recreational community covering 1689 acres along two mountain ridges in Alto. Alto lakes was conceived and developed by don Blaugrund beginning in 1967. The heart of the community is the Alto lakes Golf and country club, which features two private 18-hole Golf courses, restaurant, pool and tennis courts. Club membership included with ownership of houses, country houses, or lots in the community. The living area of the community includes 1.150 house, 83 houses of the city, and about 1.000 vacant lots. Alto lakes is governed by the Alto lakes water and sanitation district and the Alto lakes special zoning district as well as the General covenants.