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Mora, New Mexico

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The location of Mora

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mora.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Mora ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Santa Fe. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Mora. Santa Fe has a population of 84,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Las Vegas. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the south of Mora and has a population of 13,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2018
Angel Fire   [Map]   1,087   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cimarron   [Map]   899   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Eagle Nest   [Map]   253   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Espanola   [Map]   10,050   W   41 miles [66 km]
Pecos   [Map]   1,318   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Red River   [Map]   466   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Springer   [Map]   913   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Taos Ski Valley   [Map]   69   N   42 miles [67.6 km]
Taos   [Map]   5,971   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wagon Mound   [Map]   285   E   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Abuelo   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Angostura   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chacon   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cleveland   [Map]     NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Golondrinas   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Guadalupita   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Holman   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
La Cueva   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
Ledoux   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ojo Feliz   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pacheco Village   [Map]     W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pendaries Village   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Rainsville   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rociada   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
South Carmen   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]

For more communities neighboring Mora, please visit our County-by-County Page for Mora.

Mora County ...

Mora is located in Mora County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mora County: Colfax, Harding, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Santa Fe & Taos.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mora ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Mora.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mora ...

Looking for more information about Mora? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mora, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mora.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Mora. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mora. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of New Mexico

    New Mexico Tourism
    Parks for New Mexico

    Fishing in New Mexico
    Hunting in New Mexico

TripAdvisor Link for:

    New Mexico Statewide Tourism
    Mora Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Mora

National Park Service (NPS) sites in New Mexico

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in New Mexico

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in New Mexico

Airports Near Mora ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Mora.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Mora. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Mora.

Large Airports

Albuquerque Intl.  (ABQ/KABQ) <4>   [Map]
96 miles [154.5 km] miles to the southwest of Mora.

City of Colorado Springs Muni.  (COS/KCOS)   [Map]
198 miles [318.7 km] miles to the north of Mora.

Lubbock Preston Smith Intl.  (LBB/KLBB)   [Map]
255 miles [410.4 km] miles to the southeast of Mora.

Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
270 miles [434.5 km] miles to the north of Mora.

El Paso Intl.  (ELP/KELP)   [Map]
293 miles [471.5 km] miles to the south southwest of Mora.

General Aviation Airports

Las Vegas Muni. (LVS/KLVS)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the south southeast of Mora.

Angel Fire Airport (ICAO: KAXX)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the north of Mora.

Taos Rgnl.  (TSM/KSKX)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the north northwest of Mora.

Espanola Muni.   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the west of Mora.

San Juan Pueblo Airport (FAA ID: E14)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the west of Mora.

Springer Muni. (FAA ID: S42)   [Map]
46 miles [74 km] miles to the east northeast of Mora.

Santa Fe County Muni. (SAF/KSAF)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the west southwest of Mora.

Los Alamos Airport (LAM/KLAM)   [Map]
52 miles [83.7 km] miles to the west of Mora.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Albuquerque Intl.   (ABQ/KABQ)    [Map]

Website for Albuquerque International - Sunport Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

City of Colorado Springs Muni.   (COS/KCOS)    [Map]

Website for City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Santa Fe County Muni.   (SAF/KSAF)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Los Alamos Airport   (LAM/KLAM)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Lubbock Preston Smith Intl.   (LBB/KLBB)    [Map]

Website for Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)    [Map]

Website for Denver International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

El Paso Intl.   (ELP/KELP)    [Map]

Website for El Paso International Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Las Vegas Muni.   (LVS/KLVS)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Angel Fire Airport   (ICAO: KAXX)    [Map]

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Taos Rgnl.   (TSM/KSKX)    [Map]

Website for Taos Regional Airport

Detailed airport information from:

[AirNav]    [FlightAware]    [AOPA]    [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mora County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mora. 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 Mora.

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<2>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- Mora) 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 Mora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9753, Longitude: -105.3335     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Mora), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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