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Welcome to Arena ...

Arena is located in Luna County<1>.

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

Arena is 3,960 feet [1,207 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arena is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Arena lies within the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Arena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Arena - they are located in California, Colorado (2), New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Arena ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Arena.

  • Columbus [Luna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Luna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Arena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,617 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
  • Border City [Luna County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Border City
    • Border City [Luna County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Arena
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Border City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Sunshine [Luna County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine
    • Sunshine [Luna County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Arena
  • Deming [Luna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deming
    • Deming [Luna County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Arena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deming
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deming<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arena.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arena ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Luna County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arena. 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 Luna, 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 Arena - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arena) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8020, Longitude: -107.4156       In this case, the coordinates for Arena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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