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Welcome to Angostura ...

Angostura is located in Taos County<1>.

Angostura is 8,970 feet [2,734 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation 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 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.

Communities near Angostura ...

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

  • Chacon [Mora County]
  • Holman [Mora County]
  • Cleveland [Mora County]
  • Llano [Taos County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pacheco Village [Mora County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pacheco Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pacheco Village
      • Pacheco Village [Mora County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Angostura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pacheco Village
    • Vadito [Taos County]
    • Abuelo [Mora County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abuelo
      • Abuelo [Mora County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Angostura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abuelo
    • Mora [Mora County]
    • Penasco [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penasco have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penasco
      • Penasco [Taos County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Angostura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penasco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penasco
    • Chamisal [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamisal have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamisal
      • Chamisal [Taos County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Angostura
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamisal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamisal

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Angostura.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angostura. See our Newspapers 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 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 Angostura, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Angostura.

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About Taos County

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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.

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 Taos, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angostura - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Angostura) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Angostura. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Angostura

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angostura. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1018, Longitude: -105.4864    
<4>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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