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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.

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

The telephone area code for Arroyo Seco: (575)

The ZIP code for Arroyo Seco: 87514<2>

Communities near Arroyo Seco ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arroyo Seco and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Angel Fire   [Map]   1,113   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arroyo Hondo   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Eagle Nest   [Map]   257   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]   1,754   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arroyo Seco. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Arroyo Seco.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arroyo Seco. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities 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.

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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 that begins in Arroyo Seco. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arroyo Seco.