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Conchas, New Mexico

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Around Conchas (aka 'Conchas Dam') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tucumcari. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of Conchas. Tucumcari has a population of 4,800 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Roy. It is located about 36 miles [ km] to the north of Conchas and has a population of 220 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Conchas.<2>

  • Cuervo [Guadalupe County]
  • Hooverville [San Miguel County]
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    • Hooverville [San Miguel County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Conchas
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  • Mosquero [Harding County]
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    • Mosquero [Harding County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Conchas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosquero<3>
  • Newkirk [Guadalupe County]
  • Roy [Harding County]
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    • Roy [Harding County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the north of Conchas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<3>
  • Solano [Harding County]
  • Tucumcari [Quay County]
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    • Tucumcari [Quay County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Conchas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,827 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucumcari<3>

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

San Miguel County ...

Conchas is located in San Miguel County<4>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Miguel County: Guadalupe, Harding, Mora, Quay, Santa Fe & Torrance.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Conchas ...

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 Conchas.

Airports Near Conchas ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<5> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Conchas and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Conchas.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conchas ...

Looking for more information about Conchas? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Conchas. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Conchas, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Conchas.

Websites We Enjoy ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Conchas.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Conchas) 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 Conchas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ConchasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Conchas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4093, Longitude: -104.1923    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including San Miguel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Conchas), 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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