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Welcome to Arroyo Hondo ...

Arroyo Hondo is located in north central New Mexico.

Arroyo Hondo is located in Taos County<1>.

Arroyo Hondo is 6,790 feet [2,070 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Arroyo Hondo is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Arroyo Hondo lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Arroyo Hondo: 87529<3>

Communities near Arroyo Hondo ...

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

  • Taos [Taos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos
    • Taos [Taos County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Arroyo Hondo
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,971 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taos
  • Questa [Taos County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Questa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Questa
    • Questa [Taos County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Arroyo Hondo
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,755 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Questa
  • Red River [Taos County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red River have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red River
    • Red River [Taos County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Arroyo Hondo
    • Estimated population for 2018: 466 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red River
  • Taos Ski Valley [Taos County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos Ski Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos Ski Valley
    • Taos Ski Valley [Taos County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Arroyo Hondo
    • Estimated population for 2018: 69 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos Ski Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taos Ski Valley
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • San Cristobal [Taos County]
    • Valdez [Taos County]
    • Arroyo Seco [Taos County]
    • Kiowa Village [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kiowa Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiowa Village
      • Kiowa Village [Taos County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Arroyo Hondo
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    • El Prado [Taos County]
    • Lama [Taos County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lama
      • Lama [Taos County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Arroyo Hondo
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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 Arroyo Hondo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arroyo Hondo.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arroyo Hondo ...

Looking for more information about Arroyo Hondo? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arroyo Hondo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arroyo Hondo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Taos County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arroyo Hondo. 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 Taos, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arroyo Hondo - 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 Arroyo Hondo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arroyo Hondo 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arroyo Hondo) 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 Arroyo Hondo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arroyo Hondo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arroyo Hondo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5362, Longitude: -105.6701    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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