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Dilia, New Mexico

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Welcome to Dilia ...

Dilia is located in Guadalupe County<1>.

Dilia is 5,210 feet [1,588 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Dilia is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities near Dilia ...

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

  • Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
  • Upper Anton Chico [Guadalupe County]
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    • Upper Anton Chico [Guadalupe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Dilia
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  • Colonias [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonias
    • Colonias [Guadalupe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Dilia
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  • Dahlia [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dahlia
    • Dahlia [Guadalupe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Dilia
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dahlia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Apache Springs [San Miguel County]
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      • Apache Springs [San Miguel County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Dilia
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    • El Cerrito [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Cerrito
      • El Cerrito [San Miguel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Dilia
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    • Villanueva [San Miguel County]
    • Chapelle [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapelle
      • Chapelle [San Miguel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Dilia
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    • Serafina [San Miguel County]
    • Coruco [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coruco
      • Coruco [San Miguel County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Dilia
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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 Dilia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dilia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dilia ...

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

Adding Dilia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dilia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dilia was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dilia on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Guadalupe County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dilia. 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 Guadalupe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dilia - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dilia) 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 Dilia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DiliaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dilia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1933, Longitude: -105.0640    
<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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