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Huerfano, New Mexico

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The location of Huerfano

Welcome to Huerfano ...

Huerfano is located

Huerfano is located in San Juan County.

The location of Huerfano has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Huerfano is 6,190 feet [1,887 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Huerfano is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Huerfano, 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.

Huerfano lies within the (505) area code.

Communities near Huerfano ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Aztec   [Map]   6,566   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Blanco   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bloomfield   [Map]   7,956   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Farmington   [Map]   45,450   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flora Vista   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Kirtland   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Huerfano.

Communities Also Named Huerfano ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Huerfano - it's located in Colorado.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Huerfano. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Huerfano. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Huerfano.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Huerfano:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huerfano ...

Looking for more information about Huerfano? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About San Juan County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Juan County:

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huerfano - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Huerfano) 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 Huerfano. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Huerfano

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huerfano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5270, Longitude: -108.0315     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huerfano have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huerfano.

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