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Welcome to Arenas Valley ...

Arenas Valley is located in southwest New Mexico.

Arenas Valley is located in Grant County<1>.

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.<2> 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 lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Arenas Valley: 88022<3>

Communities near Arenas Valley ...

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

  • Silver City [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
    • Silver City [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Arenas Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,386 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver City<6>
  • Bayard [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayard
    • Bayard [Grant County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Arenas Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayard<6>
  • Hurley [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Arenas Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,176 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurley<6>
  • Cobre [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobre
    • Cobre [Grant County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Arenas Valley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobre
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vanadium [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanadium
      • Vanadium [Grant County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Arenas Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanadium
    • Hanover [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
      • Hanover [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Arenas Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Little Walnut Village [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Walnut Village
      • Little Walnut Village [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Arenas Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Walnut Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Walnut Village
    • Pinos Altos [San Miguel County]
    • Mimbres [Grant County]
    • Old Town [Luna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town
      • Old Town [Luna County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Arenas Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old 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 Arenas Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arenas Valley.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arenas Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arenas Valley. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Grant County

About New Mexico

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>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arenas Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Arenas Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arenas Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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    
<5>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.
<6>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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