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Antelope, New Mexico
(Hidalgo County)

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Welcome to Antelope ...

Antelope is located in Hidalgo County<1>.

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

Antelope is 4,490 feet [1,369 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Antelope is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Antelope and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Antelope is within the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Antelope ...

While we believe that this Antelope is located in Hidalgo County, we know of another 2 New Mexico communities named Antelope. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lea and Valencia County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 23 communities that are also named Antelope - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Idaho (2), Kansas (2), Montana, Nevada (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Antelope ...

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

  • Animas [Hidalgo County]
  • Windmill [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windmill
    • Windmill [Hidalgo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Antelope
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windmill
  • Cotton City [Hidalgo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton City
    • Cotton City [Hidalgo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Antelope
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton City
  • Old Hachita [Grant County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Hachita
    • Old Hachita [Grant County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Antelope
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rodeo [Hidalgo County]
    • Separ [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Separ
      • Separ [Grant County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Antelope
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Separ
    • Steins [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steins
      • Steins [Hidalgo County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Antelope
    • Portal [Cochise County]
    • Shakespeare [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shakespeare
      • Shakespeare [Hidalgo County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Antelope
    • Lordsburg [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lordsburg
      • Lordsburg [Hidalgo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the north of Antelope
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lordsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lordsburg

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antelope ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Hidalgo County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Antelope. 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 Hidalgo, 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 Antelope - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Antelope) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antelope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9570, Longitude: -108.7139       In this case, the coordinates for Antelope have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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