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Welcome to Alexander Place ...

Alexander Place is located in Torrance County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Alexander Place: Alexander Pl. (or less commonly used: Alexander Plc.)

Alexander Place is 6,540 feet [1,993 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alexander Place is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Alexander Place is located in the (505) area code.

Communities near Alexander Place ...

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

  • Estancia [Torrance County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estancia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estancia
    • Estancia [Torrance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Alexander Place
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,594 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estancia
  • Mountainair [Torrance County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainair have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainair
    • Mountainair [Torrance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Alexander Place
    • Estimated population for 2018: 863 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainair
  • Willard [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willard
    • Willard [Torrance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alexander Place
    • Estimated population for 2018: 243 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willard
  • Tajique [Torrance County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tajique have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tajique
    • Tajique [Torrance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alexander Place
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tajique
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manzano [Torrance County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzano have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manzano
      • Manzano [Torrance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alexander Place
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    • Chilili [Bernalillo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilili
      • Chilili [Bernalillo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Alexander Place
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    • McIntosh [Torrance County]
    • Abo [Torrance County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abo
      • Abo [Torrance County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Alexander Place
    • Meadow Lake [Valencia County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Lake
      • Meadow Lake [Valencia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Alexander Place
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    • Ponderosa Pine [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponderosa Pine
      • Ponderosa Pine [Bernalillo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Alexander Place
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponderosa Pine

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alexander Place ...

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

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About Torrance County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Torrance County: www.torrancecountynm.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Torrance, 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 Alexander Place - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alexander Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alexander Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6862, Longitude: -106.2542       In this case, the coordinates for Alexander Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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