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Welcome to Acomita ...

So far, we have found very little information about Acomita. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Acomita to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Acomita, please Contact Us.


Acomita would have been located within present day Cibola County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Acomita is 6,040 feet [1,841 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Acomita is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Acomita was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Acomita once stood is in the (505) area code.

Communities near Acomita ...

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 Acomita and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Acoma Pueblo   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Acoma Village   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Casa Blanca   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Encinal   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grants   [Map]   9,011   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Laguna   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Acomita. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acomita.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Cibola County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Acomita, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acomita - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acomita) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acomita. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0553, Longitude: -107.5717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acomita 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 Acomita.

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