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Ancon, New Mexico

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Welcome to Ancon ...

Ancon is located in San Miguel County<1>.

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

Ancon is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Ancon is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Communities near Ancon ...

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

  • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] - Historic
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    • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ancon
  • Trementina [San Miguel County] - Historic
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    • Trementina [San Miguel County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ancon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trementina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Roy [Harding County]
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    • Roy [Harding County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Ancon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<5>
  • Solano [Harding County]
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    • Conchas [San Miguel County]
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      • Conchas [San Miguel County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ancon
      • Conchas has also been known as:
      • Conchas Dam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conchas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conchas<5>
    • Wagon Mound [Mora County]
    • Hooverville [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooverville
      • Hooverville [San Miguel County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ancon
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    • Mosquero [Harding County]
    • Mills [Harding County]
    • Valmora [Mora County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valmora
      • Valmora [Mora County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the west of Ancon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valmora

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ancon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About San Miguel County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including San Miguel, 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 Ancon - 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- Ancon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ancon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7153, Longitude: -104.4255       In this case, the coordinates for Ancon 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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