Jal is in Lea County
, and in the Southeast New Mexico
region. You can locate Jal in the south eastern portion of the state at the crossing of State hwys 18 and 128. Population 1,996 - founded in 1910. Named for the JAL ranch, which used this brand. Two ranchers, James A. Lawrence and James Allen Lee used the brand.
Also know as the Southeastern Gateway to the Land of Enchantment, the little town of Jal offers many services for tourists traveling through.