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Alamorosa, New Mexico

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Welcome to Alamorosa ...

Alamorosa is located in Otero County<1>.

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

Alamorosa is 4,470 feet [1,362 m] above sea level.<3> 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

The area code for Alamorosa: (575)

Communities near Alamorosa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alamorosa.

  • Alamogordo [Otero County]
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    • Alamogordo [Otero County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alamorosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 31,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamogordo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamogordo<5>
  • Tularosa [Otero County]
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    • Tularosa [Otero County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Alamorosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,006 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tularosa<5>
  • Cloudcroft [Otero County]
  • High Rolls [Otero County]
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    • High Rolls [Otero County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Alamorosa
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mountain Park [Otero County]
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      • Mountain Park [Otero County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alamorosa
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    • Bent [Otero County]
    • Boles Acres [Otero County]
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      • Boles Acres [Otero County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Alamorosa
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    • Mescalero [Otero County]
    • Sunspot [Otero County]
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      • Sunspot [Otero County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Alamorosa
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    • Carrizo [Otero County]
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      • Carrizo [Otero County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Alamorosa
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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 Alamorosa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alamorosa.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alamorosa. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Otero County

About New Mexico

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Otero, 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 Alamorosa - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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       In this case, the coordinates for Alamorosa 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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