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Mills, New Mexico

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Welcome to Mills ...

Mills is located in northeast New Mexico.

Mills is located in Harding County<1>.

Mills is 6,110 feet [1,862 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mills is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Mills lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Mills: 87730<3>

Communities Also Named Mills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Mills - they are located in Arkansas, California (4), Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (3), Nebraska (2), New York, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Mills ...

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

  • Roy [Harding County]
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    • Roy [Harding County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<5>
  • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] - Historic
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    • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Mills
  • Solano [Harding County]
  • Gladstone [Union County]
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    • Colmor [Colfax County] - Historic
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      • Colmor [Colfax County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the west of Mills
    • Wagon Mound [Mora County]
    • Springer [Colfax County]
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      • Springer [Colfax County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springer<5>
    • Mosquero [Harding County]
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      • Mosquero [Harding County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mosquero<5>
    • Miami [Colfax County]
    • Maxwell [Colfax County]
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      • Maxwell [Colfax County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxwell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxwell<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mills ...

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

Adding Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mills 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 Mills was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1951).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Harding, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mills - 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 Mills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mills 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mills) 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 Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0877, Longitude: -104.2549    
<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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