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Agua Negra, New Mexico
(Guadalupe County)

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Welcome to Agua Negra ...

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

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

Agua Negra would have been located within present day Guadalupe County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Agua Negra is 4,570 feet [1,393 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Agua Negra is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

If Agua Negra still existed, it would have been in the (575) area code.

Communities near Agua Negra ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Anton Chico   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Colonias   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Cuervo   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lake Sumner   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Newkirk   [Map]   ---   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pastura   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Agua Negra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Agua Negra: This one is located in Guadalupe County and the other is located in Mora County.

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

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 Agua Negra. 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 Agua Negra. 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 Negra.

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

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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 Agua Negra, 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 Agua Negra - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Agua Negra) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agua Negra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8773, Longitude: -104.6944     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Agua Negra 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 Agua Negra.

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