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Mora, New Mexico

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Welcome to Mora ...

Mora is located in northeast New Mexico.

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

Mora is 7,170 feet [2,185 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Mora is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Mora is within the boundaries of the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Mora: 87732<2>

Communities near Mora ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Holman   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Mora

La Cueva   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mora

South Carmen   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Mora

Rainsville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Mora

Golondrinas   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mora

Rociada   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Mora

Located in San Miguel County

Angostura   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Mora

Located in Taos County

Chacon   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Mora

Guadalupita   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mora

Pendaries Village   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Mora

Located in San Miguel County

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

Communities Also Named Mora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Mora - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri and Washington.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mora. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mora. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mora ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Mora County

About New Mexico

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

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<2>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 Mora). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mora or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mora) 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 Mora. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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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