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Golondrinas, New Mexico

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Welcome to Golondrinas ...

Golondrinas is located in Mora County<1>.

Golondrinas was established in 1835.

Golondrinas is 6,820 feet [2,079 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Golondrinas is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Communities near Golondrinas ...

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

  • La Cueva [Mora County]
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    • La Cueva [Mora County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Golondrinas
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  • Loma Parda [Mora County] - Historic
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    • Loma Parda [Mora County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Golondrinas
  • Rainsville [Mora County]
  • Sapello [San Miguel County]
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    • South Carmen [Mora County]
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      • South Carmen [Mora County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Golondrinas
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    • Abuelo [Mora County]
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      • Abuelo [Mora County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Golondrinas
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    • Ledoux [Mora County]
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      • Ledoux [Mora County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Golondrinas
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    • Mora [Mora County]
    • Los Alamos [San Miguel County]
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      • Los Alamos [San Miguel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Golondrinas
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Los Alamos have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cleveland [Mora 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 Golondrinas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Golondrinas.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Golondrinas ...

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

Mentions & References for Golondrinas

The Communities of New Mexico

About Mora County

About New Mexico

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Mora, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Golondrinas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Golondrinas) 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 Golondrinas. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GolondrinasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golondrinas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8893, Longitude: -105.1858    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






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