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Welcome to Dona Ana ...

Dona Ana is located in southwest New Mexico.

Dona Ana is located in Dona Ana County<1>.

The location of Dona Ana has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Dona Ana is 3,960 feet [1,207 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Dona Ana is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Dona Ana is within the (575) area code.

Communities near Dona Ana ...

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

  • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Las Cruces
    • Las Cruces [Dona Ana County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Dona Ana
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 105,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Las Cruces
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Las Cruces<5>
  • Mesilla [Dona Ana County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesilla
    • Mesilla [Dona Ana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Dona Ana
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,844 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesilla<5>
  • Fairacres [Dona Ana County]
  • Leasburg [Dona Ana County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leasburg
    • Leasburg [Dona Ana County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Dona Ana
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spaceport City [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spaceport City
      • Spaceport City [Dona Ana County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Dona Ana
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spaceport City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spaceport City
    • Mesilla Park [Dona Ana County]
    • University Park [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Park
      • University Park [Dona Ana County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Dona Ana
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for University Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Park
    • Radium Springs [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radium Springs
      • Radium Springs [Dona Ana County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Dona Ana
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radium Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radium Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radium Springs<5>
    • Organ [Dona Ana County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Organ
      • Organ [Dona Ana County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Dona Ana
    • Mesquite [Dona Ana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesquite
      • Mesquite [Dona Ana County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Dona Ana
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mesquite have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesquite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mesquite<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dona Ana ...

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

Adding Dona Ana to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dona Ana 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 Dona Ana was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Dona Ana County

About New Mexico

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

The official website for Dona Ana County: www.co.dona-ana.nm.us/

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 Dona Ana, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dona Ana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dona Ana) 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 Dona Ana. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dona AnaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dona Ana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3895, Longitude: -106.8139       In this case, the coordinates for Dona Ana have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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