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Welcome to Canon ...

Canon is located in Taos County<1>.

Canon is 6,980 feet [2,128 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Canon is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Canon is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Canon ...

While we believe that this Canon is located in Taos County, we know of another 3 New Mexico communities named Canon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mora, San Juan and Sandoval County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 8 communities that are also named Canon - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Oregon, Quebec and Washington.

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

Communities near Canon ...

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

  • Angel Fire [Colfax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angel Fire
    • Angel Fire [Colfax County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Canon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angel Fire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angel Fire<4>
  • Taos Ski Valley [Taos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos Ski Valley
    • Taos Ski Valley [Taos County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Canon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos Ski Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos Ski Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taos Ski Valley<4>
  • Shady Brook [Taos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Brook
    • Shady Brook [Taos County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Canon
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Brook
  • Taos Pueblo [Taos County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos Pueblo
    • Taos Pueblo [Taos County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Canon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos Pueblo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arroyo Seco [Taos County]
    • Valdez [Taos County]
    • Valle Escondido [Taos County]
    • Arroyo Hondo [Taos County]
    • Carson [Taos County]
    • Kiowa Village [Taos County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiowa Village
      • Kiowa Village [Taos County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Canon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kiowa Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiowa Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canon ...

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Mexico

About Taos County

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

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 Taos, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Canon) 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 Canon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CanonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3910, Longitude: -105.5635    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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