Elephant Butte is a small city located in the County of Sierra in the state of New Mexico. The Elephant Butte reservoir is located near the State Park. It helps to develop the tourism sector in the area. Elephant Butte covers a total area of about 7.8 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 4466 ft. from the ground level. Apart from the tourism sector, other areas of economic activity is related with local education system and the health care sector.