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Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
(Taos County)

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Welcome to Arroyo Seco ...

Arroyo Seco is located in north central New Mexico.

Arroyo Seco is located in Taos County<1>.

Arroyo Seco is 7,630 feet [2,326 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Arroyo Seco is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Arroyo Seco: (575)

The ZIP code for Arroyo Seco: 87514<3>

Communities Also Named Arroyo Seco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Arroyo Seco: This one is located in Taos County and the other is located in Santa Fe County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 3 communities that are also named Arroyo Seco - they are located in and California (2).

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

Communities near Arroyo Seco ...

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

  • Taos [Taos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos
    • Taos [Taos County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Arroyo Seco
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,971 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Arroyo Seco
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,755 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Questa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Questa
  • Angel Fire [Colfax County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angel Fire have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angel Fire
    • Angel Fire [Colfax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Arroyo Seco
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,087 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angel Fire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angel Fire
  • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Arroyo Seco
    • Estimated population for 2018: 466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red River
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eagle Nest [Colfax County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Nest have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Nest
      • Eagle Nest [Colfax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Arroyo Seco
      • Estimated population for 2018: 253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Nest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Nest
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Arroyo Seco
      • 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
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Arroyo Seco
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiowa Village
    • Arroyo Hondo [Taos County]
    • El Prado [Taos County]
    • Taos Pueblo [Taos County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos Pueblo
      • Taos Pueblo [Taos County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Arroyo Seco
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos Pueblo

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 Seco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arroyo Seco.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arroyo Seco ...

Looking for more information about Arroyo Seco? 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 Seco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arroyo Seco.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Taos County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arroyo Seco. 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 Seco - 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 Seco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arroyo Seco 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- Arroyo Seco) 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 Seco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arroyo Seco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arroyo Seco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5180, Longitude: -105.5695    
<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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