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Avis, New Mexico

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Welcome to Avis ...

Avis is located in Otero County<1>.

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

Avis is 6,800 feet [2,073 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Avis is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Avis lies within the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Avis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Avis - they are located in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Avis ...

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

  • Pinon [Otero County]
  • Weed [Otero County]
  • Sacramento [Otero County]
  • Mayhill [Otero County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Timberon [Otero County]
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      • Timberon [Otero County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Avis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Timberon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timberon<5>
    • Hortonville [Otero County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hortonville
      • Hortonville [Otero County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Avis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hortonville
    • Dunken [Chaves County] - Historic
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      • Dunken [Chaves County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Avis
    • Sunspot [Otero County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunspot
      • Sunspot [Otero County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Avis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunspot
    • Cloudcroft [Otero County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloudcroft
      • Cloudcroft [Otero County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Avis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloudcroft
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloudcroft<5>
    • Mountain Park [Otero County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Park
      • Mountain Park [Otero County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Avis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Park

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avis ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Otero County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otero County:

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Otero, 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 Avis - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Avis) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7004, Longitude: -105.4547       In this case, the coordinates for Avis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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