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Hurley, New Mexico
Welcome to Hurley ...
The town of Hurley is located in southwest New Mexico.
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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022