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Mule Creek, New Mexico

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Welcome to Mule Creek ...

Mule Creek is located in southwest New Mexico.

Mule Creek is located in Grant County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mule Creek: Mule Crk. (or less commonly used: Mule Ck. or Mule Cr.)

Mule Creek is 5,230 feet [1,594 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mule Creek is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Mule Creek (for example, toward Clifton (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Mule Creek lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Mule Creek: 88051<3>

Communities Also Named Mule Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mule Creek - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Mule Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mule Creek.

  • Pleasanton [Catron County]
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    • Pleasanton [Catron County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Mule Creek
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  • Glenwood [Catron County]
  • Buckhorn [Grant County]
  • Alma [Catron County]
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    • Alma [Catron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Mule Creek
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    • Clifton [Greenlee County]
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      • Clifton [Greenlee County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Mule Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,708 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton<5>
    • Guthrie [Greenlee County]
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      • Guthrie [Greenlee County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Mule Creek
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    • Morenci [Greenlee County]
    • York [Greenlee County]
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      • York [Greenlee County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mule Creek
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    • Mogollon [Catron County] - Historic
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      • Mogollon [Catron County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Mule Creek
    • Cliff [Grant 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 Mule Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mule Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mule Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mule Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mule Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Mule Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mule Creek ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mule Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mule Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Mule Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mule Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mule Creek) 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 Mule Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mule Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mule Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1222, Longitude: -108.9562    
<5>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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