- City of Lovington population: 9693 (2006 American Fact Finder)
- Lea County population: 56,719 (2006 American Fact Finder)
- Elevation: 3,600 feet
- Summer Average Temperature: 79.3 degrees
- Winter Average Temperature: 41.2 degrees
- Annual Average Precipitation: 14.9"
- Sunshine Days per Year: 320
- Economic Base: Ranching, state/county and city government, oil field and dairy industries.
The Recreation Department is responsible for maintaining, providing, and managing the various sports complexes located in Lovington. This department is hard at work year-round to ensure that citizens have a venue to participate in softball, baseball, soccer, and football. This department also manages and operates the aquatic center, located on Industrial behind Chaparral Park.