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Ilfeld, New Mexico

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Welcome to Ilfeld ...

Ilfeld is located in San Miguel County<1>.

Ilfeld is 6,530 feet [1,990 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ilfeld is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Ilfeld: 87538<3>

Communities near Ilfeld ...

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

  • Pecos [San Miguel County]
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    • Pecos [San Miguel County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Ilfeld
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecos have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecos
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pecos<6>
  • El Ancon [San Miguel County]
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    • El Ancon [San Miguel County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ilfeld
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Ancon
  • Ribera [San Miguel County]
  • Coruco [San Miguel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coruco
    • Coruco [San Miguel County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ilfeld
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coruco
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rowe [San Miguel County]
    • Serafina [San Miguel County]
    • Chapelle [San Miguel County]
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      • Chapelle [San Miguel County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Ilfeld
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapelle
    • Villanueva [San Miguel County]
    • El Cerrito [San Miguel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Cerrito
      • El Cerrito [San Miguel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ilfeld
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Cerrito
    • Glorieta [Santa Fe 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 Ilfeld. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ilfeld.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ilfeld ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including San Miguel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ilfeld - 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 Ilfeld). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ilfeld 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ilfeld) 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 Ilfeld. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IlfeldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ilfeld. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4235, Longitude: -105.5496    
<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.
<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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