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Welcome to Magdalena ...

The village of Magdalena is located in southwest New Mexico.

Magdalena is located in Socorro County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Magdalena has a population of 880 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Magdalena is 6,660 feet [2,030 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Magdalena is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Magdalena is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Magdalena: 87825<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Magdalena had a population of 938 people (which is 5.25% of the total population of Socorro County). This makes Magdalena the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Magdalena represents 0.05% of the total population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 938 people, the population of Magdalena increased 2.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 913 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Magdalena had an population of 880 people. This is a decrease of 6.18% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.61% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Magdalena.

Communities near Magdalena ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Socorro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the East (E) of Magdalena

Lemitar   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Magdalena

Polvadera   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Magdalena

Alamillo   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Magdalena

San Acacia   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Magdalena

San Antonio   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Magdalena

San Antonito   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Magdalena

Alamo   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Magdalena

La Joya   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Magdalena

Abeytas   [Map]

Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Magdalena

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Magdalena.

Communities Also Named Magdalena ...

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

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Magdalena. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Magdalena. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Magdalena. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Magdalena:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Magdalena ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Socorro County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Mexico:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Magdalena.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Magdalena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 village (such as Magdalena). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Magdalena or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Magdalena) 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 Magdalena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Magdalena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magdalena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1145, Longitude: -107.2407     [Map].

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