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Welcome to Barr ...

Barr is located in Bernalillo County<1>.

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

Barr is 4,920 feet [1,500 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Barr is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Barr is located in the (505) area code.

Communities Also Named Barr ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Barr - they are located in Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Barr ...

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

  • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albuquerque
    • Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 562,540 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albuquerque
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albuquerque<5>
  • Los Lunas [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Lunas
    • Los Lunas [Valencia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Lunas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Lunas<5>
  • Corrales [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corrales
    • Corrales [Bernalillo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,701 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corrales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corrales<5>
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
    • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque [Bernalillo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
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    • Bosque Farms [Valencia County]
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      • Bosque Farms [Valencia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosque Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosque Farms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bosque Farms<5>
    • Peralta [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peralta
      • Peralta [Valencia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Barr
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,585 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peralta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peralta<5>
    • Tijeras [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tijeras
      • Tijeras [Bernalillo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tijeras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tijeras
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tijeras<5>
    • Isleta [Bernalillo County]
    • Martinez Town [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinez Town
      • Martinez Town [Bernalillo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Barr
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinez Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinez Town
    • Old Town [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town
      • Old Town [Bernalillo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Barr
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barr ...

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

Adding Barr to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Barr in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Barr was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Barr on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bernalillo County: www.bernco.gov/

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 Bernalillo, 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 Barr - 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- Barr) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barr. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9776, Longitude: -106.6675       In this case, the coordinates for Barr 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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