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Amistad, New Mexico

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Welcome to Amistad ...

Amistad is located in northeast New Mexico.

Amistad is located in Union County<1>.

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

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

Note: If you travel east from Amistad (for example, toward Dalhart (TX)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Amistad: (575)

The ZIP code for Amistad: 88410<3>

Communities near Amistad ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Amistad.

  • Sedan [Union County]
  • Nara Visa [Quay County]
  • Perico [Dallam County] - Historic
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    • Perico [Dallam County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Amistad
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perico have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Texline [Dallam County]
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    • Texline [Dallam County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<4> to the north of Amistad
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 534 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Texline<5>
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    • Clayton [Union County]
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      • Clayton [Union County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the north of Amistad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,660 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
    • Dalhart [Dallam County]
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      • Dalhart [Dallam County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the east of Amistad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalhart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalhart<5>
    • Logan [Quay County]
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      • Logan [Quay County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<4> to the south of Amistad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 974 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<5>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amistad ...

Looking for more information about Amistad? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Amistad, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Amistad.

Adding Amistad to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amistad in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amistad was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1920).

We also found Amistad on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amistad on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amistad. 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 Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amistad - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Amistad). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Amistad or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Amistad) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amistad. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmistadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amistad. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9189, Longitude: -103.1607    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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