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Estancia, New Mexico
Welcome to Estancia ...
The town of Estancia is located in central New Mexico.
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.
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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Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022