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Welcome to Newkirk ...

Newkirk is located in northeast New Mexico.

Newkirk is located in Guadalupe County<1>.

Newkirk is 4,560 feet [1,390 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Newkirk is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Newkirk lies within the (575) area code.

Communities Also Named Newkirk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Newkirk - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Newkirk ...

We have created a list of 8 communities that are near Newkirk.

  • Cuervo [Guadalupe County]
  • Hooverville [San Miguel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooverville
    • Hooverville [San Miguel County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the north of Newkirk
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooverville
  • Conchas [San Miguel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conchas
    • Conchas [San Miguel County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the north of Newkirk
    • Conchas has also been known as:
    • Conchas Dam
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conchas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conchas<4>
  • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Rosa
    • Santa Rosa [Guadalupe County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the west of Newkirk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Rosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Rosa<4>
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Trementina [San Miguel County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trementina
      • Trementina [San Miguel County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the north of Newkirk
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trementina have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tucumcari [Quay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucumcari
      • Tucumcari [Quay County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<3> to the east of Newkirk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,827 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucumcari
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucumcari<4>
    • House [Quay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House
      • House [Quay County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Newkirk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on House
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for House<4>
    • McAlister [Quay 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 Newkirk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newkirk.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Newkirk. 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 Newkirk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newkirk ...

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

Adding Newkirk to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Newkirk 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 Newkirk was on a map titled Map of New Mexico (from Rand McNally, 1951).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Guadalupe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newkirk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Newkirk) 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 Newkirk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewkirkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newkirk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0687, Longitude: -104.2646    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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