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Welcome to Atoka ...

Atoka is located in Eddy County<1>.

The location of Atoka has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Atoka is 3,370 feet [1,027 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Atoka is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Atoka and travel south, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Atoka: (575)

Communities Also Named Atoka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Atoka - they are located in Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Atoka ...

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

  • Artesia [Eddy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
    • Artesia [Eddy County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Atoka
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Artesia
  • Lake Arthur [Chaves County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Arthur
    • Lake Arthur [Chaves County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Atoka
    • Estimated population for 2018: 412 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Arthur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Arthur
  • Hope [Eddy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope
    • Hope [Eddy County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Atoka
    • Estimated population for 2018: 106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope
  • Hagerman [Chaves County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagerman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerman
    • Hagerman [Chaves County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the north of Atoka
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,224 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerman
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • La Huerta [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Huerta
      • La Huerta [Eddy County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Atoka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Huerta
    • Loco Hills [Eddy County]
    • Carlsbad [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlsbad
      • Carlsbad [Eddy County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the south of Atoka
      • Estimated population for 2018: 29,331 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlsbad
    • Dexter [Chaves County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dexter
      • Dexter [Chaves County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the north of Atoka
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,239 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter
    • Maljamar [Lea County]
    • Loving [Eddy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loving have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loving
      • Loving [Eddy County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Atoka
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,390 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loving
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loving

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atoka ...

Looking for more information about Atoka? 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 Atoka, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atoka.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within New Mexico

About Eddy County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Eddy County: www.caverns.net/ecourt/

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 Eddy, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atoka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atoka) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atoka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7696, Longitude: -104.3889       In this case, the coordinates for Atoka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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