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La Cueva, New Mexico
(Mora County)

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Welcome to La Cueva ...

La Cueva is located in Mora County<1>.

La Cueva is 7,020 feet [2,140 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of La Cueva is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

La Cueva is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named La Cueva ...

While we believe that this La Cueva is located in Mora County, we know of another 2 New Mexico communities named La Cueva. Those communities are located in the following counties: Rio Arriba and Santa Fe County.

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

Communities near La Cueva ...

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

  • Golondrinas [Mora County]
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    • Golondrinas [Mora County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of La Cueva
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  • Mora [Mora County]
  • South Carmen [Mora County]
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    • South Carmen [Mora County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of La Cueva
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  • Abuelo [Mora County]
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    • Abuelo [Mora County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of La Cueva
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    • Ledoux [Mora County]
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      • Ledoux [Mora County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of La Cueva
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    • Cleveland [Mora County]
    • Pacheco Village [Mora County]
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      • Pacheco Village [Mora County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of La Cueva
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pacheco Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Holman [Mora County]
    • Ojo Feliz [Mora County]
    • Loma Parda [Mora County] - Historic
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      • Loma Parda [Mora County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of La Cueva

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Cueva ...

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

Adding La Cueva to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of La Cueva 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 La Cueva was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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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 La Cueva - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- La Cueva) 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 La Cueva. 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 La CuevaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Cueva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9428, Longitude: -105.2489    
<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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