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Arroyo Seco, New Mexico
(Taos County)

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The location of Arroyo Seco

Welcome to Arroyo Seco ...

Arroyo Seco is located in north central New Mexico.

Arroyo Seco is located in Taos County.

Arroyo Seco is 7,630 feet [2,326 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude 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

Arroyo Seco lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Arroyo Seco: 87514<2>

Communities near Arroyo Seco ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Angel Fire   [Map]   1,089   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arroyo Hondo   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Eagle Nest   [Map]   254   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
El Prado   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Kiowa Village   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Questa   [Map]   1,751   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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.

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 Seco. 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 Seco. 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 Seco.

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

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 Seco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arroyo Seco - 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 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).

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<3>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 drawn 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, we've provided the following link: 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     [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 Seco.

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