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Around Bonito ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ruidoso. It lies just southeast of Bonito. Ruidoso has a population of 8,100 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Tularosa. It is located about 31 miles [ km] to the southwest of Bonito and has a population of 3,000 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bonito.<2>

  • Alpine Cellars Village [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine Cellars Village
    • Alpine Cellars Village [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Bonito
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine Cellars Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine Cellars Village
  • Alto [Lincoln County]
  • Bent [Otero County]
  • Capitan [Lincoln County]
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    • Capitan [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Bonito
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capitan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capitan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitan<4>
  • Carrizo [Otero County]
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    • Carrizo [Otero County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Bonito
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  • Carrizozo [Lincoln County]
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    • Carrizozo [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Bonito
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizozo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrizozo<4>
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    • Glencoe [Lincoln County]
    • Hollywood [Lincoln County]
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      • Hollywood [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonito
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    • Hondo [Lincoln County]
    • Lincoln [Lincoln County]
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      • Lincoln [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Bonito
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    • Mescalero [Otero County]
    • Nogal [Lincoln County]
    • Ruidoso Downs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruidoso Downs
      • Ruidoso Downs [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonito
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,631 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruidoso Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruidoso Downs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso Downs<4>
    • Ruidoso [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruidoso
      • Ruidoso [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Bonito
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruidoso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso<4>
    • Sierra Vista [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sierra Vista
      • Sierra Vista [Lincoln County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Bonito
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sierra Vista

For more communities neighboring Bonito, please visit our County-by-County Page for Bonito.

Lincoln County ...

Bonito is located in Lincoln County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Chaves, DeBaca, Guadalupe, Otero, Sierra, Socorro & Torrance.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bonito ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bonito.

Airports Near Bonito ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Bonito and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Bonito.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within New Mexico

About Lincoln County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bonito.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonito) 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 Bonito. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BonitoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonito. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4509, Longitude: -105.7087    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Bonito), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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