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Alhambra, New Mexico
Welcome to Alhambra ...
So far, we have found very little information about Alhambra. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Alhambra to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Alhambra, please Contact Us.
The location of Alhambra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
When the people of Alhambra referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Alhambran<4>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Alhambra is 5,830 feet [1,777 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Alhambra is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Alhambra was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Alhambra (for example, toward Duncan (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
The location where Alhambra once stood is in the (575) area code.
Adding Alhambra to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alhambra in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alhambra was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alhambra on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alhambra ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alhambra - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Oklahoma and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alhambra.
Communities near Alhambra ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alhambra.
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 Alhambra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alhambra.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alhambra. 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 Alhambra.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alhambra. See our Newspapers Page for Alhambra.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Jul 2021