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Welcome to Alvarado ...

Alvarado is located in Otero County<1>.

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

Alvarado is 4,100 feet [1,250 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alvarado is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Alvarado: (575)

Communities Also Named Alvarado ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alvarado - they are located in California, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Alvarado ...

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

  • Chaparral [Dona Ana County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chaparral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chaparral
    • Chaparral [Dona Ana County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Alvarado
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chaparral
  • Orogrande [Otero County]
  • Homestead Meadows North [El Paso County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows North
    • Homestead Meadows North [El Paso County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Alvarado
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows North
  • Homestead Meadows [El Paso County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homestead Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows
    • Homestead Meadows [El Paso County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Alvarado
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • White Sands [Dona Ana County]
    • Anthony [Dona Ana County]
    • Berino [Dona Ana County]
    • Butterfield [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butterfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butterfield
      • Butterfield [El Paso County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Alvarado
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butterfield
    • Anthony [El Paso County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anthony
      • Anthony [El Paso County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Alvarado
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anthony
    • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homestead Meadows South
      • Homestead Meadows South [El Paso County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the south of Alvarado
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homestead Meadows South

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alvarado ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Otero County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alvarado. 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>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 Alvarado - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Alvarado) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alvarado. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1365, Longitude: -106.2372       In this case, the coordinates for Alvarado have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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