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Welcome to Towaoc ...

Towaoc is located in Montezuma County<1>.

The location of Towaoc has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Towaoc is 5,910 feet [1,801 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Towaoc is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Towaoc is located in the (970) area code.

The ZIP code for Towaoc: 81334<4>

Communities near Towaoc ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Towaoc.

  • Cortez [Montezuma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cortez
    • Cortez [Montezuma County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Towaoc
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cortez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cortez<6>
  • Lewis [Montezuma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewis
    • Lewis [Montezuma County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Towaoc
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewis<6>
  • Dolores [Montezuma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dolores
    • Dolores [Montezuma County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Towaoc
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 964 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dolores
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dolores<6>
  • Yellow Jacket [Montezuma County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ackmen [Montezuma County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackmen
      • Ackmen [Montezuma County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the north of Towaoc
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Ackmen. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
    • Mancos [Montezuma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mancos
      • Mancos [Montezuma County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Towaoc
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mancos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mancos
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mancos<6>
    • Aneth [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aneth
      • Aneth [San Juan County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the west of Towaoc
      • Former names for Aneth:
      • Anseth
      • Holy Oak
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aneth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aneth<6>
    • Pleasant View [Montezuma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Montezuma County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the north of Towaoc
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant View<6>
    • Teec Nos Pos [Apache County]
    • McPhee [Montezuma County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McPhee
      • McPhee [Montezuma County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the north of Towaoc
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for McPhee. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Towaoc. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Towaoc.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Towaoc. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Towaoc.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Towaoc. See our Newspapers Page for Towaoc.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Towaoc ...

Looking for more information about Towaoc? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Towaoc, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Towaoc.

Adding Towaoc to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Towaoc in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Towaoc was on a map titled Map of Colorado (from Rand McNally, 1947).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Towaoc on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Towaoc

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About Montezuma County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Towaoc. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Montezuma, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Towaoc - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Towaoc). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Towaoc or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Towaoc) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Towaoc. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TowaocOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Towaoc. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2044, Longitude: -108.7295       In this case, the coordinates for Towaoc have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

 

 

 

 

 


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