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Welcome to Moreno ...

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

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


Moreno would have been located within present day Colfax County.

The location of Moreno has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Moreno is 8,640 feet [2,633 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Moreno is about 1¾ mile [or ~2¾ km] above sea level.

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

The location where Moreno once stood is in the (575) area code.

Communities near Moreno ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Questa   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Moreno

Located in Taos County

Angel Fire   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Moreno

Red River   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Moreno

Located in Taos County

Eagle Nest   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Moreno

Taos Ski Valley   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Moreno

Located in Taos County

Virginia City   [Map]

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

Idlewild   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Moreno

Lakeview Pines   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Moreno

Ute Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Moreno

Arroyo Seco   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Moreno

Located in Taos County

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

Communities Also Named Moreno ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Moreno - they are located in California (3) and Texas (2).

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

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 Moreno. 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 Moreno. 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 Moreno.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Mexico

About Colfax County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Moreno, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moreno - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moreno) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moreno. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6536, Longitude: -105.2825     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moreno have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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