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Alamo, New Mexico
(Socorro County)

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Welcome to Alamo ...

Alamo is located in Socorro County<1>.

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

Alamo is 6,180 feet [1,884 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alamo is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Alamo is located in the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Alamo ...

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

Beyond New Mexico, there are 20 communities that are also named Alamo - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Alamo ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Alamo.

  • Datil [Catron County]
  • Magdalena [Socorro County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magdalena
    • Magdalena [Socorro County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Alamo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magdalena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magdalena<5>
  • Kelly [Socorro County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
    • Kelly [Socorro County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Alamo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Acoma Pueblo [Cibola County]
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamo ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alamo. 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 Socorro, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Alamo) 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 Alamo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlamoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4209, Longitude: -107.5109       In this case, the coordinates for Alamo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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