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Welcome to Meadow Lake ...

Meadow Lake is located in Valencia County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Meadow Lake: Meadow Lk.

Meadow Lake is 5,440 feet [1,658 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Meadow Lake is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Meadow Lake lies within the (505) area code.

Communities Also Named Meadow Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Meadow Lake - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Meadow Lake ...

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

  • Los Lunas [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Lunas
    • Los Lunas [Valencia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Meadow Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Lunas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Lunas<5>
  • Belen [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belen
    • Belen [Valencia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Meadow Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,496 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belen<5>
  • Rio Communities [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities
    • Rio Communities [Valencia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Meadow Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rio Communities have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Communities<5>
  • Bosque Farms [Valencia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosque Farms
    • Bosque Farms [Valencia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Meadow Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosque Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bosque Farms
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bosque Farms<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peralta [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peralta
      • Peralta [Valencia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Meadow Lake
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,585 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peralta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peralta<5>
    • Valencia [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valencia
      • Valencia [Valencia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Meadow Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valencia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valencia
    • Rio Communities North [Valencia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Communities North
      • Rio Communities North [Valencia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Meadow Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Communities North
    • Tome [Valencia County]
    • Isleta [Bernalillo County]
    • Tajique [Torrance 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 Meadow Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Meadow Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meadow Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Mexico

About Valencia County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Valencia County: www.co.valencia.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 Valencia, 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 Meadow Lake - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Meadow Lake) 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 Meadow Lake. 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 Meadow LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meadow Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8014, Longitude: -106.5436       In this case, the coordinates for Meadow Lake 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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