- 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 Lea County Event Center (LCEC) is a 167,000 square foot facility that provides premier meeting space for over 75,000 residents in Lea County. Conveniently located in Hobbs, New Mexico, the LCEC is an excellent choice for conventions, meetings, concerts, special events and more! This versatile facility offers the community an opportunity to convene for the purpose of learning, interacting, exhibiting, entertaining and more.