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Welcome to Arenal ...

Arenal is located in Bernalillo County<1>.

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

Arenal is 4,940 feet [1,506 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arenal is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Arenal lies within the (505) area code.

Communities near Arenal ...

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

  • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
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    • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Arenal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 560,513 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albuquerque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albuquerque<5>
  • Rio Rancho [Bernalillo County]
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    • Rio Rancho [Bernalillo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Arenal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Rancho
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Rancho<5>
  • Los Lunas [Valencia County]
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    • Los Lunas [Valencia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Arenal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,061 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Lunas<5>
  • Bernalillo [Sandoval County]
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    • Bernalillo [Sandoval County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Arenal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bernalillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bernalillo<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Corrales [Bernalillo County]
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      • Corrales [Bernalillo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Arenal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,696 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corrales<5>
    • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
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      • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Arenal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,108 people
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    • Bosque Farms [Valencia County]
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      • Bosque Farms [Valencia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Arenal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosque Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bosque Farms<5>
    • Peralta [Valencia County]
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      • Peralta [Valencia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Arenal
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peralta<5>
    • Tijeras [Bernalillo County]
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      • Tijeras [Bernalillo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Arenal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tijeras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tijeras
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tijeras<5>
    • Martinez Town [Bernalillo County]
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      • Martinez Town [Bernalillo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Arenal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinez Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinez Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arenal ...

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

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About Bernalillo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arenal. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bernalillo County: www.bernco.gov/

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 Bernalillo, 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 Arenal - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arenal) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arenal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0534, Longitude: -106.7042       In this case, the coordinates for Arenal 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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