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Ocate, New Mexico

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Welcome to Ocate ...

Ocate is located in northeast New Mexico.

Ocate is located in Mora County<1>.

Ocate is 7,200 feet [2,195 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Ocate is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Ocate: (575)

The ZIP code for Ocate: 87734<3>

Communities near Ocate ...

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

  • Angel Fire [Colfax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angel Fire
    • Angel Fire [Colfax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ocate
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angel Fire
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angel Fire<5>
  • Los Huerros [Mora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Huerros
    • Los Huerros [Mora County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Ocate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Huerros
  • Ojo Feliz [Mora County]
  • Guadalupita [Mora County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ocate ...

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

Adding Ocate to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Ocate on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Mexico (1920).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Mexico

About Mora County

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Mexico's counties, including Mora, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ocate - 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 Ocate). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ocate 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ocate) 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 Ocate. 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 OcateOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ocate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1754, Longitude: -105.0483    
<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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