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Welcome to Arenas Valley ...

Arenas Valley is located in southwest New Mexico.

Arenas Valley is located in Grant County.

A typical abbreviation for Arenas Valley: Arenas Vly. (or less commonly used: Arenas Vally. or Arenas Vlly.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Arenas Valley for more information about variations on the name of Arenas Valley.

Arenas Valley is 6,130 feet [1,868 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Arenas Valley is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Arenas Valley (for example, toward Duncan (AZ)), 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.

Arenas Valley is located in the (575) area code.

Communities near Arenas Valley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arenas Valley and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Bayard   [Map]   2,185   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cobre   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gila   [Map]   ---   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Hanover   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Hurley   [Map]   1,210   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Little Walnut Village   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arenas Valley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arenas Valley. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arenas Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arenas Valley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arenas Valley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arenas Valley ...

Looking for more information about Arenas Valley? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arenas Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- Arenas Valley) 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 Arenas Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arenas Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arenas Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7941, Longitude: -108.1842     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arenas Valley.

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