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Elephant Butte

Elephant Butte is a city in Sierra County, New Mexico, United States, near Elephant Butte Reservoir and State Park. The population was 1,390 at the 2000 census.HistoryElephant Butte was named from Elephant Butte, a butte nearby thought to resemble an elephant. Elephant Butte was the home of the. Ray is suspected by police to have murdered as many as 60 people while living in Elephant Butte.GeographyElephant Butte is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0sqmi, all of it land.DemographicsAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,431 people, 772 households, and 464 families residing in the city. The population density was 477.0 people per square mile. There were 1,316 housing units at an average density of 438.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 92.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.9% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.6% of the population.
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