Mescalero is a census-designated place in Otero County
, New Mexico
, United States
. The population was 1,233 at the 2000 census.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 17.9 square miles (46 Square Kilometer).17.9 square miles (46.3 Square Kilometer) of it is land and none of the area is covered with earth, it is all water.