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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 and is the County Seat for Harding County. A portion of Mosquero extends into San Miguel County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Mosquero has a population of 92 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Mosquero is 5,580 feet [1,701 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude 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 travel east from Mosquero, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Mosquero: (575)

The ZIP code for Mosquero: 87733<3>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Mosquero had an population of 92 people. This is a decrease of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mosquero ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Armenta Plaza - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   23 miles [37 km]
Conchas   [Map]   ---   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gladstone   [Map]   ---   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Hooverville   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Logan   [Map]   972   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Mills   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

See 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 Mosquero. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mosquero. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Harding County

About New Mexico

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>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).

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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 things 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mosquero

Our 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     [Map].

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