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Agua Fria, New Mexico
(Santa Fe County)

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Welcome to Agua Fria ...

Agua Fria is located in Santa Fe County.

Agua Fria is 6,560 feet [1,999 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Agua Fria is 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Agua Fria: (505)

Communities near Agua Fria ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Agua Fria and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Bonanza City - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Canada de los Alamos   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chupadero   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cuyamungue   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eldorado at Santa Fe   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
La Cienega   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Agua Fria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Agua Fria: This one is located in Santa Fe County and the other is located in Colfax County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 5 communities that are also named Agua Fria - they are located in Arizona (2) and California (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Agua Fria.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agua Fria. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agua Fria. 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 Agua Fria.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agua Fria ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Agua Fria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Agua Fria.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Agua Fria. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Agua Fria. 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 Agua Fria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Agua Fria. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Agua Fria) 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 Agua Fria. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Agua Fria

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agua Fria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6545, Longitude: -106.0222     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Agua Fria have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Agua Fria.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Agua Fria.