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Canones, New Mexico
(Rio Arriba County)

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Welcome to Canones ...

Canones is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

Canones is 6,660 feet [2,030 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Canones is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Canones: 87516<3>

Communities Also Named Canones ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New Mexico communities named Canones: This one is located in Rio Arriba County and the other is located in Sandoval County.

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

Communities near Canones ...

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

  • Abiquiu [Rio Arriba County]
  • Coyote [Rio Arriba County]
  • Arroyo del Agua [Rio Arriba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arroyo del Agua
    • Arroyo del Agua [Rio Arriba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Canones
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arroyo del Agua
  • Medanales [Rio Arriba County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • El Rito [Rio Arriba County]
    • El Duende [Rio Arriba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Duende
      • El Duende [Rio Arriba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Canones
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Duende
    • Hernandez [Rio Arriba County]
    • Santa Clara Pueblo [Rio Arriba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Clara Pueblo
      • Santa Clara Pueblo [Rio Arriba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Canones
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Clara Pueblo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clara Pueblo
    • Canjilon [Rio Arriba County]
    • Chamita [Rio Arriba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamita
      • Chamita [Rio Arriba County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Canones
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamita

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canones ...

Looking for more information about Canones? 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 Canones, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Canones.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Rio Arriba County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Rio Arriba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canones - 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 Canones). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Canones 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 '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- Canones) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Canones. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CanonesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canones. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1877, Longitude: -106.4396    
<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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