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Flag of The City of Roswell
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Location in the state of New Mexico
Location in the state of New Mexico
CountryUnited States
StateNew Mexico
CountiesChaves County
Government
 • MayorDel Jurney
Area
 • Total29.0 sq mi (75.0 km2)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total45,293
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6
ZIP code
88201-88203
Websitewww.roswell-nm.gov

Roswell is a city in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It is famous for the 1947 Roswell UFO Incident. It is also the home of New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), which was founded in 1891.