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Mosquero, New Mexico

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Welcome to Mosquero ...

The village of Mosquero is located in northeast New Mexico.

Mosquero is primarily located in Harding County<1> and is the County Seat for Harding County. A portion of Mosquero extends into San Miguel County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mosquero has a population of 85 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mosquero.

The community of Mosquero is 5,580 feet [1,701 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Mosquero is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Mosquero and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Mosquero is within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Mosquero: 87733<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mosquero had an population of 85 people. This is a decrease of 8.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mosquero had a population of 93 people (or 13.38% of the total population of Harding County). This makes Mosquero the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 93 people, the population of Mosquero decreased 22.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 120 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mosquero.

Communities near Mosquero ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Mosquero.

  • Roy [Harding County]
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    • Roy [Harding County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mosquero
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roy<6>
  • Solano [Harding County]
  • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armenta Plaza
    • Armenta Plaza [Harding County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the west of Mosquero
  • Mills [Harding County]
  • Conchas [San Miguel County]
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    • Conchas [San Miguel County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Mosquero
    • Conchas has also been known as:
    • Conchas Dam
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conchas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conchas<6>
  • Gladstone [Union County]

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mosquero. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mosquero.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mosquero ...

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

Adding Mosquero to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mosquero 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 Mosquero was on a map titled Map of Arizona and New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1925).

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Harding, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mosquero.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mosquero - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 village (such as Mosquero). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mosquero or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mosquero) 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 Mosquero. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MosqueroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mosquero. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7771, Longitude: -103.9565    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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