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Angostura, New Mexico
(Taos County)

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The location of Angostura

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Welcome to Angostura ...

Angostura is located in Taos County.

Angostura is 8,970 feet [2,734 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Angostura is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Angostura: (575)

Communities near Angostura ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Angostura and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Abuelo   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chacon   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chamisal   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cleveland   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Holman   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Llano   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Angostura.

Communities Also Named Angostura ...

While we believe that this Angostura is located in Taos County, we know of another 3 New Mexico communities named Angostura. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dona Ana, Rio Arriba and Sandoval County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Angostura. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Angostura. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angostura.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Angostura:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angostura ...

Looking for more information about Angostura? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Angostura? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Angostura, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Angostura.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Angostura. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Taos County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angostura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Angostura. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Angostura) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angostura. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1017, Longitude: -105.4864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Angostura have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Angostura.