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Gila, New Mexico
Welcome to Gila ...
Gila is located in southwest New Mexico.
Gila is 4,550 feet [1,387 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Gila is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Gila lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Gila (for example, toward Clifton (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.
Gila lies within the (575) area code.
The ZIP code for Gila: 88038<3>
Communities Also Named Gila ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Gila - they are located in Illinois and Missouri.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gila.
Communities near Gila ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gila.
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 Gila. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gila.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gila. 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 Gila.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gila. See our Newspapers Page for Gila.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gila ...
Looking for more information about Gila? 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 Gila, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gila.
Adding Gila to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gila 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 Gila was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Gila on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gila on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gila. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022