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Abuelo, New Mexico

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Welcome to Abuelo ...

Abuelo is located in Mora County<1>.

Abuelo is 7,570 feet [2,307 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Abuelo is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Abuelo: (575)

Communities near Abuelo ...

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

  • Holman [Mora County]
  • La Cueva [Mora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Cueva
    • La Cueva [Mora County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Abuelo
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  • Rainsville [Mora County]
  • Rociada [San Miguel County]
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    • Pendaries Village [San Miguel County]
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      • Pendaries Village [San Miguel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Abuelo
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendaries Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendaries Village
    • Golondrinas [Mora County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golondrinas
      • Golondrinas [Mora County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Abuelo
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    • Angostura [Taos County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angostura
      • Angostura [Taos County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Abuelo
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    • Sapello [San Miguel County]
    • Chacon [Mora County]
    • Guadalupita [Mora County]

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 Abuelo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Abuelo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abuelo. 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 Abuelo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abuelo ...

Looking for more information about Abuelo? 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 Abuelo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Abuelo.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Mora, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abuelo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abuelo) 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 Abuelo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AbueloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abuelo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9453, Longitude: -105.3607    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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