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Garcia, New Mexico
(Socorro County)

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Welcome to Garcia ...

Garcia is located in Socorro County<1>.

Garcia is 5,150 feet [1,570 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Garcia is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Garcia (for example, toward Douglas (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Garcia is located in the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Garcia ...

While we believe that this Garcia is located in Socorro County, we know of another 2 New Mexico communities named Garcia. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hidalgo and Union County.

Beyond New Mexico, there are 5 communities that are also named Garcia - they are located in California, Colorado and Washington.

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

Communities near Garcia ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Garcia.

  • Cloverdale [Hidalgo County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
    • Cloverdale [Hidalgo County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Garcia
  • Alamo Hueco [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamo Hueco
    • Alamo Hueco [Hidalgo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the east of Garcia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo Hueco
  • Apache [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apache
    • Apache [Cochise County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Garcia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apache
  • Rodeo [Hidalgo County]
  • Douglas [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas
    • Douglas [Cochise County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<3> to the west of Garcia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,458 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<4>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garcia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Socorro County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Socorro, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garcia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Garcia) 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 Garcia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GarciaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garcia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3341, Longitude: -108.8632    
<4>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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