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Apache Springs, New Mexico

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Welcome to Apache Springs ...

Apache Springs is located in San Miguel County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Apache Springs: Apache Spgs. (or less commonly used: Apache Spngs. or Apache Sprngs.)

Apache Springs is 5,950 feet [1,814 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Apache Springs is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Apache Springs lies within the (575) area code.

Communities near Apache Springs ...

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

  • Las Vegas [San Miguel County]
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    • Las Vegas [San Miguel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Apache Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,919 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Vegas<4>
  • Chapelle [San Miguel County]
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    • Chapelle [San Miguel County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Apache Springs
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  • Serafina [San Miguel County]
  • El Cerrito [San Miguel County]
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    • El Cerrito [San Miguel County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Apache Springs
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    • Upper Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
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      • Upper Anton Chico [Guadalupe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Apache Springs
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    • Villanueva [San Miguel County]
    • Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
    • Coruco [San Miguel County]
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      • Coruco [San Miguel County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Apache Springs
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    • Dilia [Guadalupe County]
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      • Dilia [Guadalupe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Apache Springs
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    • Ribera [San Miguel 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 Apache Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apache Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apache Springs ...

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

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 Apache Springs. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Apache Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Apache Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Apache Springs. 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 Apache Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apache Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3720, Longitude: -105.1932    
<4>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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