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Welcome to Alamorosa ...

Alamorosa is located in Otero County.

The location of Alamorosa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Alamorosa is 4,470 feet [1,362 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Alamorosa is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Alamorosa is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

Communities near Alamorosa ...

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 are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Alamogordo   [Map]   31,248   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bent   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boles Acres   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carrizo   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cloudcroft   [Map]   688   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
High Rolls   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Alamorosa. 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 Alamorosa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamorosa ...

Looking for more information about Alamorosa? 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.

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

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About Otero County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otero County: www.co.otero.nm.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamorosa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Alamorosa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamorosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0056, Longitude: -105.9922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alamorosa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alamorosa.

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