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Conchas, New Mexico

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Welcome to Conchas (aka 'Conchas Dam') ...

Conchas is located in northeast New Mexico.

Conchas is located in San Miguel County<1>.

The community of Conchas has also been called Conchas Dam.

Conchas is 4,190 feet [1,277 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Conchas is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Conchas: 88416<3>

Communities near Conchas ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Conchas.

  • Trementina [San Miguel County] - Historic
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    • Trementina [San Miguel County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Conchas
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trementina have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Newkirk [Guadalupe County]
  • Cuervo [Guadalupe County]
  • Mosquero [Harding County]
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    • Mosquero [Harding County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Conchas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosquero<6>
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    • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] - Historic
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      • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the north of Conchas
    • Solano [Harding County]
    • Tucumcari [Quay County]
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      • Tucumcari [Quay County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Conchas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,827 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucumcari
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucumcari<6>
    • Roy [Harding County]
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      • Roy [Harding County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<4> to the north of Conchas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<6>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conchas ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Conchas - 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 Conchas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Conchas 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- Conchas) 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 Conchas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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    
<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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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