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Welcome to Cuba ...

The village of Cuba is located in Sandoval County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cuba has a population of 758 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cuba.

Cuba is 6,920 feet [2,109 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Cuba is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Cuba: (575)

The ZIP code for Cuba: 87013<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cuba had an population of 758 people. This is an increase of 3.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cuba had a population of 731 people. This makes Cuba the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cuba represents 0.04% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 731 people, the population of Cuba increased 23.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 590 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cuba.

Communities Also Named Cuba ...

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

Beyond New Mexico, there are 27 communities that are also named Cuba - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Tennessee (3), Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Cuba ...

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

  • La Jara (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Regina (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Gallina (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Seven Springs (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Springs
    • Seven Springs lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Cuba and is located in Sandoval County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Springs
  • Arroyo del Agua (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arroyo del Agua
    • Arroyo del Agua lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cuba and is located in Rio Arriba County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arroyo del Agua
  • Lindrith (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
  • Coyote (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Torreon (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torreon
    • Torreon lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Cuba and is located in Sandoval County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torreon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torreon
  • Jemez Springs (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jemez Springs
    • Jemez Springs lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Cuba and is located in Sandoval County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 266 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jemez Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jemez Springs<6>
  • Llaves (24 miles [38.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Llaves
    • Llaves lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of Cuba and is located in Rio Arriba County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Llaves

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cuba ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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

The official website for Sandoval County: www.sandovalcounty.com/

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 Sandoval, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cuba.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cuba - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 village (such as Cuba). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cuba or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Cuba) 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 Cuba. 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 CubaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cuba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0222, Longitude: -106.9586    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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