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The location of Arriola









Welcome to Arriola ...

Arriola is located in Montezuma County.

The location of Arriola has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From Place Names in Colorado,<2> the origin of Arriola is described as "Named after an early Spanish general."

Arriola is 6,400 feet [1,951 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arriola is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Arriola: (970)

Communities near Arriola ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arriola and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Ackmen - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cahone   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cortez   [Map]   8,709   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dolores   [Map]   959   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lewis   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mancos   [Map]   1,415   E   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arriola. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arriola. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arriola.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arriola ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Montezuma County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montezuma County: www.co.montezuma.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The full book title is Place Names in Colorado: Why 700 Communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. See our References and Mentions section for Arriola.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arriola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arriola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arriola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4425, Longitude: -108.6462     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arriola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arriola.

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