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Welcome to Apodaca ...

Apodaca is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

Apodaca is 6,120 feet [1,865 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Apodaca is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Apodaca: (505)

Communities near Apodaca ...

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

  • Espanola [Rio Arriba County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Espanola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Espanola
    • Espanola [Rio Arriba County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Apodaca
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,050 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Espanola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Espanola
  • Embudo [Rio Arriba County]
  • Vallecito [Taos County]
  • Pilar [Taos County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Velarde [Rio Arriba County]
    • Chamisal [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamisal have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamisal
      • Chamisal [Taos County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Apodaca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamisal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamisal
    • Rio Lucio [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rio Lucio have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Lucio
      • Rio Lucio [Taos County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Apodaca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Lucio
    • Trampas [Taos County]
    • Picuris Pueblo [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picuris Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picuris Pueblo
      • Picuris Pueblo [Taos County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Apodaca
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picuris Pueblo
    • Llano [Taos 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 Apodaca. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apodaca.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apodaca ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rio Arriba County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Apodaca. 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 Rio Arriba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apodaca - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<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- Apodaca) 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 Apodaca. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Apodaca

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apodaca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1987, Longitude: -105.8631    






















 

 

 

 

 


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