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Welcome to Hurley ...

The town of Hurley is located in southwest New Mexico.

Hurley is located in Grant County<1>.

The location of Hurley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hurley has a population of 1,174 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hurley.

The community of Hurley is 5,710 feet [1,740 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Hurley is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hurley (for example, toward Duncan (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.

The area code for Hurley: (575)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hurley had an population of 1,174 people. This is a decrease of 9.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hurley had a population of 1,297 people. This makes Hurley the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hurley represents 0.06% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,297 people, the population of Hurley decreased 11.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,464 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hurley.

Communities Also Named Hurley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Hurley - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hurley ...

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

  • Silver City [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
    • Silver City [Grant County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,390 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver City<6>
  • Bayard [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayard
    • Bayard [Grant County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayard<6>
  • Central [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Hurley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
  • Santa Clara [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Clara
    • Santa Clara [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Hurley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,761 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Clara have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clara
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cobre [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobre
      • Cobre [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Hurley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobre
    • Vanadium [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanadium
      • Vanadium [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Hurley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanadium
    • Fort Bayard [Grant County]
    • Arenas Valley [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arenas Valley
      • Arenas Valley [Grant County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hurley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arenas Valley
    • Hanover [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
      • Hanover [Grant County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Hurley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Santa Rita [Grant County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Rita
      • Santa Rita [Grant County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hurley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Rita have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hurley ...

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

Adding Hurley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hurley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

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

Mentions & References for Hurley

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Grant County

About New Mexico

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hurley. 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 Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hurley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hurley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hurley) 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 Hurley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HurleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6983, Longitude: -108.1321       In this case, the coordinates for Hurley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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