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Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico

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The location of Arroyo Hondo

Welcome to Arroyo Hondo ...

Arroyo Hondo is located in north central New Mexico.

Arroyo Hondo is located in Taos County.

Arroyo Hondo is 6,790 feet [2,070 m] above sea level.<1> 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

The telephone area code for Arroyo Hondo: (575)

The ZIP code for Arroyo Hondo: 87529<2>

Communities near Arroyo Hondo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arroyo Hondo and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Arroyo Seco   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
El Prado   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kiowa Village   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Lama   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Questa   [Map]   1,751   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Red River   [Map]   467   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Arroyo Hondo. 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 Arroyo Hondo. 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 Arroyo Hondo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

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.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arroyo Hondo.

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