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Ancones, New Mexico

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Welcome to Ancones ...

Ancones is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

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

Ancones is 6,870 feet [2,094 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ancones is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Communities near Ancones ...

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

  • Vallecitos [Rio Arriba County]
  • Petaca [Rio Arriba County]
  • El Rito [Rio Arriba County]
  • Ojo Caliente [Taos County]
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    • Servilleta [Taos County]
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      • Servilleta [Taos County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ancones
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Servilleta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Embudo [Rio Arriba County]
    • Tres Piedras [Taos County]
    • Carson [Taos County]
    • Dixon [Rio Arriba County]
    • Medanales [Rio Arriba County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ancones ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ancones. 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 Rio Arriba, 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 Ancones - 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- Ancones) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ancones. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4239, Longitude: -106.0631       In this case, the coordinates for Ancones 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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