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El Gato, New Mexico

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Welcome to El Gato ...

El Gato is located in Torrance County.

El Gato is 6,600 feet [2,012 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of El Gato is 1¼ mile [or 2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: El Gato lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for El Gato: (505)

Communities near El Gato ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from El Gato and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2014<3>
Abo - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chilili   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Estancia   [Map]   1,606   NE   18 miles [29 km]
McIntosh   [Map]   ---   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Meadow Lake   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Mountainair   [Map]   885   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for El Gato.

Communities Also Named El Gato ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named El Gato - it's located in Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for El Gato.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around El Gato. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of El Gato. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for El Gato:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Gato ...

Looking for more information about El Gato? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about El Gato? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to El Gato, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for El Gato.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) El Gato. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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About New Mexico

About Torrance County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for El Gato. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Torrance County

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around El Gato:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Gato - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts at El Gato. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- El Gato) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Gato. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 34.6223, -106.2997   [Map]. The coordinates we use for El Gato have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for El Gato.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for El Gato.


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