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Welcome to Monista ...

So far, we have found very little information about Monista. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Monista to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Monista, please Contact Us.




Monista would have been located within present day Otero County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Monista is 4,070 feet [1,241 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Monista is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Monista was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Monista still existed, it would have been in the (575) area code.

Communities near Monista ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alamogordo   [Map]   31,248   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bent   [Map]   ---   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Boles Acres   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Cloudcroft   [Map]   688   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
High Rolls   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
La Luz   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Monista. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monista.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Otero County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Otero County: www.co.otero.nm.us/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Monista, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Monista. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Monista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monista. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8348, Longitude: -106.0742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Monista have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Monista.

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This page was last modified: 21 Nov 2018
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