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Welcome to Monero ...

Monero is located in Rio Arriba County<1>.

Monero is 7,290 feet [2,222 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Monero is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Monero lies within the (575) area code.

Communities near Monero ...

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

  • Chama [Rio Arriba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chama
    • Chama [Rio Arriba County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Monero
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 976 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chama
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chama<4>
  • Lumberton [Rio Arriba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Rio Arriba County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Monero
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
  • Dulce [Rio Arriba County]
  • Chromo [Archuleta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chromo
    • Chromo [Archuleta County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Monero
    • 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) ...
    • Navajo [Rio Arriba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navajo
      • Navajo [Rio Arriba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Monero
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navajo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navajo
    • Trujillo [Archuleta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trujillo
      • Trujillo [Archuleta County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Monero
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trujillo
    • Lobato [Rio Arriba County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lobato
      • Lobato [Rio Arriba County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Monero
    • Juanita [Archuleta County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juanita
      • Juanita [Archuleta County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Monero
    • Rutheron [Rio Arriba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutheron
      • Rutheron [Rio Arriba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Monero
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutheron
    • Brazos [Rio Arriba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brazos
      • Brazos [Rio Arriba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Monero
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brazos

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monero ...

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

Adding Monero to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Monero on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1951).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monero. 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 Monero - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Monero) 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 Monero. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MoneroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monero. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8998, Longitude: -106.8541    
<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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