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Arriba, New Mexico

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Welcome to Arriba ...

Arriba is located in San Miguel County<1>.

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

Arriba is 6,480 feet [1,975 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Arriba is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Communities Also Named Arriba ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Arriba - it's located in Colorado.

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

Communities near Arriba ...

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

  • Montezuma [San Miguel County]
  • Trout Springs [San Miguel County]
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    • Trout Springs [San Miguel County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Arriba
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  • Sapello [San Miguel County]
  • Chapelle [San Miguel County]
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    • Chapelle [San Miguel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Arriba
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Watrous [Mora County]
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      • Watrous [Mora County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arriba
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    • Apache Springs [San Miguel County]
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      • Apache Springs [San Miguel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Arriba
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    • Pendaries Village [San Miguel County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendaries Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Pendaries Village [San Miguel County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Arriba
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    • Serafina [San Miguel County]
    • Golondrinas [Mora County]
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      • Golondrinas [Mora County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Arriba
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    • Rociada [San Miguel 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 Arriba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arriba.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arriba ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including San Miguel, 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 Arriba - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arriba) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arriba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6234, Longitude: -105.2008       In this case, the coordinates for Arriba have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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