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Welcome to Lumberton ...

Lumberton is located in north central New Mexico.

Lumberton is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

Lumberton is 6,850 feet [2,088 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Lumberton is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Lumberton is located in the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Lumberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Lumberton - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Lumberton ...

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

  • Chama [Rio Arriba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chama
    • Chama [Rio Arriba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Lumberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 976 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chama
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chama<4>
  • Monero [Rio Arriba County]
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    • Monero [Rio Arriba County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Lumberton
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  • Navajo [Rio Arriba County]
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    • Navajo [Rio Arriba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Lumberton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navajo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Chromo [Archuleta County]
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    • Chromo [Archuleta County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Lumberton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chromo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chromo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chromo<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Juanita [Archuleta County] - Historic
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      • Juanita [Archuleta County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Lumberton
    • Trujillo [Archuleta County]
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      • Trujillo [Archuleta County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Lumberton
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    • Gato [Archuleta County]
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      • Gato [Archuleta County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Lumberton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gato have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lobato [Rio Arriba County] - Historic
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      • Lobato [Rio Arriba County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east of Lumberton
    • Rutheron [Rio Arriba County]
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      • Rutheron [Rio Arriba County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the southeast of Lumberton
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    • Pagosa Springs [Archuleta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pagosa Springs
      • Pagosa Springs [Archuleta County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the north of Lumberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pagosa Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pagosa Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pagosa Springs<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lumberton ...

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

Adding Lumberton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lumberton 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 Lumberton was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1920).

We also found Lumberton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).

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

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

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 Rio Arriba, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lumberton - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lumberton) 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 Lumberton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LumbertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lumberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9312, Longitude: -106.9348    
<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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