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Welcome to Lamy ...

Lamy is located in north central New Mexico.

Lamy is located in Santa Fe County<1>.

Lamy is 6,480 feet [1,975 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Lamy is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Lamy: (505)

The ZIP code for Lamy: 87540<3>

Communities Also Named Lamy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lamy - it's located in Quebec.

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

Communities near Lamy ...

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

  • Santa Fe [Santa Fe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Fe
    • Santa Fe [Santa Fe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Lamy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,996 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Fe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Fe<5>
  • Pecos [San Miguel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecos
    • Pecos [San Miguel County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Lamy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecos have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecos
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pecos<5>
  • Eldorado at Santa Fe [Santa Fe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado at Santa Fe
    • Eldorado at Santa Fe [Santa Fe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Lamy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado at Santa Fe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldorado at Santa Fe
  • Galisteo [Santa Fe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galisteo
    • Galisteo [Santa Fe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Lamy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galisteo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galisteo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galisteo<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canada de los Alamos [Santa Fe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canada de los Alamos
      • Canada de los Alamos [Santa Fe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Lamy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canada de los Alamos have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canada de los Alamos
    • Seton Village [Santa Fe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seton Village
      • Seton Village [Santa Fe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Lamy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seton Village
    • Glorieta [Santa Fe County]
    • Rowe [San Miguel County]
    • Agua Fria [Santa Fe County]
    • Bonanza City [Santa Fe County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonanza City
      • Bonanza City [Santa Fe County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Lamy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonanza City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 Lamy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lamy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lamy ...

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

Adding Lamy to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Santa Fe County

About New Mexico

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

The official website for Santa Fe County: www.co.santa-fe.nm.us/

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 Santa Fe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lamy - 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 Lamy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lamy 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lamy) 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 Lamy. 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 LamyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4811, Longitude: -105.8804    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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