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Welcome to Estancia ...

The town of Estancia is located in central New Mexico.

Estancia is located in Torrance County<1> and is the County Seat for Torrance County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Estancia has a population of 1,559 people<2> (see below for details).

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

The community of Estancia is 6,100 feet [1,859 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Estancia is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Estancia: (505)

The ZIP code for Estancia: 87016<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Estancia had an population of 1,559 people. This is a decrease of 5.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Estancia had a population of 1,655 people (or 10.1% of the total population of Torrance County). This makes Estancia the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Estancia represents 0.08% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,655 people, the population of Estancia increased 4.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,584 people).

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

Communities near Estancia ...

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

  • Moriarty [Torrance County]
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    • Moriarty [Torrance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Estancia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moriarty have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moriarty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moriarty<7>
  • Mountainair [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainair
    • Mountainair [Torrance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Estancia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 871 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainair
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainair<7>
  • Willard [Torrance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willard
    • Willard [Torrance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Estancia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willard<7>
  • McIntosh [Torrance County]
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    • Tajique [Torrance County]
    • Chilili [Bernalillo County]
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      • Chilili [Bernalillo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Estancia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilili have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilili
    • Torreon [Torrance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torreon
      • Torreon [Torrance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Estancia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torreon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torreon
    • Manzano [Torrance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manzano
      • Manzano [Torrance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Estancia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manzano have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manzano
    • Ponderosa Pine [Bernalillo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponderosa Pine
      • Ponderosa Pine [Bernalillo County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Estancia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponderosa Pine
    • Edgewood [Santa Fe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood
      • Edgewood [Santa Fe County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Estancia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,092 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<7>

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Estancia. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Estancia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Estancia ...

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

Adding Estancia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Estancia 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 Estancia was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1920).

We also found Estancia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).

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

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About Torrance County

About New Mexico

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

The official website for Torrance County: www.torrancecountynm.org/

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 Torrance, 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 Estancia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Estancia - 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 town (such as Estancia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Estancia 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Estancia) 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 Estancia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EstanciaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Estancia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7582, Longitude: -106.0600    
<6>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.
<7>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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