WHITE’S CITY TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION
WHITE’S CITY, N.M. — Higgenbotham Auctioneers International is auctioning the entire municipality and the surrounding acreage of White’s City. The city, which was founded in the early 1920s by Charlie L. White, is seen as a national icon and has been managed by the White family since its foundation. Situated at the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, the city features two operating motels with 105 rooms, a RV park with 46 spaces with water and electricity, 25 campsites, a U.S. Post Office, a grocery store, two restaurants, gift shops, a gas station, a museum, an opera house and an ice cream parlor. Included in the auction are all assets of the city including its water rights for 460 acre feet of daily potable water usage, which is the only source of potable water for nearly 20 miles.