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Glenwood, New Mexico

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Welcome to Glenwood ...

Glenwood is located in southwest New Mexico.

Glenwood is located in Catron County<1>.

Glenwood is 4,680 feet [1,426 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Glenwood is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Glenwood and travel west, 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.

Glenwood is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Glenwood: 88039<3>

Communities Also Named Glenwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 89 communities that are also named Glenwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (4), Georgia (4), Hawaii, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (3) and West Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Glenwood ...

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

  • Alma [Catron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma [Catron County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Glenwood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
  • Mogollon [Catron County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mogollon
    • Mogollon [Catron County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Glenwood
  • Mule Creek [Grant County]
  • Buckhorn [Grant County]
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    • Blue [Greenlee County]
    • Reserve [Catron County]
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      • Reserve [Catron County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the north of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reserve
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reserve<5>
    • Cliff [Grant County]
    • Clifton [Greenlee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Greenlee County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Glenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,636 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton<5>
    • Gila [Grant County]
    • Morenci [Greenlee County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenwood ...

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

Adding Glenwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Glenwood 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 Glenwood was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Catron County

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Catron, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Glenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glenwood) 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 Glenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlenwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3167, Longitude: -108.8832    
<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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