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Abiquiu, New Mexico

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The location of Abiquiu

Welcome to Abiquiu ...

Abiquiu is located in north central New Mexico.

Abiquiu is located in Rio Arriba County.

Abiquiu is 6,060 feet [1,847 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Abiquiu is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Abiquiu: 87510<2>

Communities near Abiquiu ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Abiquiu and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alcalde   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canones   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Coyote   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
El Rito   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Espanola   [Map]   10,029   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Estaca   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Abiquiu. 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 Abiquiu. 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 Abiquiu.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abiquiu ...

Looking for more information about Abiquiu? 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 Abiquiu, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abiquiu.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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 Abiquiu). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abiquiu or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abiquiu) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abiquiu. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abiquiu

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abiquiu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2073, Longitude: -106.3193     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abiquiu.

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