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Lake Sumner, New Mexico

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Welcome to Lake Sumner ...

Lake Sumner is located in DeBaca County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lake Sumner: Lk. Sumner

Lake Sumner is 4,300 feet [1,311 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Lake Sumner is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Lake Sumner: (575)

Communities near Lake Sumner ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Lake Sumner.

  • Fort Sumner [DeBaca County]
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    • Fort Sumner [DeBaca County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Lake Sumner
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Sumner<5>
  • Yeso [DeBaca County]
  • Taiban [DeBaca County]
  • House [Quay County]
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    • House [Quay County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Lake Sumner
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 61 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for House<5>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Cuervo [Guadalupe County]
    • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County]
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      • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Lake Sumner
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,625 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Rosa<5>
    • Newkirk [Guadalupe County]
    • McAlister [Quay 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 Lake Sumner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake Sumner.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Sumner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About DeBaca County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including DeBaca, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Sumner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Lake Sumner) 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 Lake Sumner. 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 Lake SumnerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Sumner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6228, Longitude: -104.3766       In this case, the coordinates for Lake Sumner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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