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Welcome to Arsco ...

Arsco is located in Luna County.

The location of Arsco has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Arsco is 4,370 feet [1,332 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Arsco is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Arsco: (575)

Communities near Arsco ...

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 Arsco and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bayard   [Map]   2,185   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Border City - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cobre   [Map]   ---   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Columbus   [Map]   1,609   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hurley   [Map]   1,210   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lake Valley - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]

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

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 Arsco. 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 Arsco. 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 Arsco.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arsco:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arsco ...

Looking for more information about Arsco? 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.

Looking for more information about Arsco? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arsco, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arsco.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Luna County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arsco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arsco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Arsco) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arsco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2840, Longitude: -107.7878     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arsco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Arsco.

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