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Buckhorn, New Mexico

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Welcome to Buckhorn ...

Buckhorn is located in southwest New Mexico.

Buckhorn is located in Grant County<1>.

Buckhorn is 4,780 feet [1,457 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Buckhorn is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Buckhorn (for example, toward Clifton (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Buckhorn lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Buckhorn: 88025<3>

Communities Also Named Buckhorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Buckhorn - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Buckhorn ...

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

  • Cliff [Grant County]
  • Gila [Grant County]
  • Mule Creek [Grant County]
  • Pleasanton [Catron County]
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    • Pleasanton [Catron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckhorn
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    • Glenwood [Catron County]
    • Redrock [Grant County]
    • Mogollon [Catron County] - Historic
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      • Mogollon [Catron County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Buckhorn
    • Alma [Catron County]
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      • Alma [Catron County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckhorn
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    • Little Walnut Village [Grant County]
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      • Little Walnut Village [Grant County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Buckhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Walnut Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Virden [Hidalgo County]
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      • Virden [Hidalgo County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Buckhorn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Buckhorn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buckhorn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckhorn ...

Looking for more information about Buckhorn? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Buckhorn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buckhorn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Grant County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckhorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Buckhorn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buckhorn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buckhorn) 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 Buckhorn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buckhorn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckhorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0383, Longitude: -108.7060    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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