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Welcome to Nogal ...

Nogal is located in southeast New Mexico.

Nogal is located in Lincoln County<1>.

Nogal is 6,450 feet [1,966 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Nogal is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Nogal lies within the (575) area code.

The ZIP code for Nogal: 88341<3>

Communities Also Named Nogal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Nogal - they are located in Arkansas and Texas.

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

Communities near Nogal ...

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

  • Ruidoso [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruidoso
    • Ruidoso [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Nogal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,061 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruidoso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso<5>
  • Ruidoso Downs [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruidoso Downs
    • Ruidoso Downs [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Nogal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,631 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruidoso Downs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruidoso Downs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso Downs<5>
  • Capitan [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capitan
    • Capitan [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Nogal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capitan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capitan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitan<5>
  • Carrizozo [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrizozo
    • Carrizozo [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Nogal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizozo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrizozo<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bonito [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonito
      • Bonito [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Nogal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonito
    • Sierra Vista [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sierra Vista
      • Sierra Vista [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Nogal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sierra Vista
    • Alto [Lincoln County]
    • Fort Stanton [Lincoln County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Stanton
      • Fort Stanton [Lincoln County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Nogal
    • Alpine Cellars Village [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine Cellars Village
      • Alpine Cellars Village [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Nogal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine Cellars Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine Cellars Village
    • Hollywood [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Nogal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nogal ...

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

Adding Nogal to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nogal 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 Nogal was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Nogal on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nogal. 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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nogal - 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 Nogal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nogal 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nogal) 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 Nogal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NogalOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nogal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5569, Longitude: -105.7079    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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